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Nizwa Fort

Nizwa, Oman
+968 9926 6868
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Nizwa, Oman
+968 9926 6868
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely worth a trip to Nizwa to see the fort and get a feel of the amazing history of the old capital that was visited by merchants and people from all over the world.

Thank lmourey
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped by the fort & given that it was only 500 baisa entry fee per person, figured it was a nice way to spend a few hours. There is plenty of information & exhibits while you wander around the vast complex, ending with a...More

Thank SuzeyQ101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had a short time to explore but the fort is well maintained, and has a lot of historical information and exhibits as well as nice views of the city from the top. Well worth stopping by.

Thank BryanandMaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although restored it has been sympathetically done and we had an enjoyable time wandering round with our guide. The small souk had a lot of touristy souvenirs but it is worth hunting out the spice shop if you are interested as they have wonderful saffron,...More

Thank eyequackess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking fort in Nizwa, well restored and with very few tourists visiting. Great opportunity for nice pictures inside and out. Must visit indeed.

Thank winylake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience the history and culture of the country, visit here. Wander around the souq with its goat market, date market, fruit and veg market and more earthenware pots and trinkets than you have ever seen. Climb up to the circular tower...More

Thank StantonJR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this -a fantastic fort about one hour from Oman in Nizwa. It has a circular tower with steps up to the top of the ramparts, cannons and great views from the top out over Nizwa and into the desert. The fort is quite exposed...More

1  Thank BronteBucket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nizwa is important historically but there is little left of the old culture to see. You have to travel further from Muscat to experience some of life as it was. But the fort is impressive and the small museum within is informative and the streets...More

Thank TeaSpray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only about an hour’s drive from Muscat, Nizwa is well worth visiting. We went for a stroll around the souk and then through the fort. All in all, very interesting.

Thank Michael2810
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Superb monument, well worth the visit. We arrived at 11:30 am for the visit, outside temperature was ok but inside the fort, we were boiling! Take plenty if water if you have no other choice but do visit this fort! The kids struggled with the...More

Thank cmercier66
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Susan A
6 February 2015|
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Response from Westcoast8 | Reviewed this property |
The fort is open 9am-4pm Sat-Thu and the entrance fee is 500 baisa.