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Khasab Fort Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good signage on English to explain the history of the fort and its construction as well as its many exhibits of the lives and environment in this part of the world.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank GreyNomad2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful fort. Very cheap entry for adults, free for children. Informative displays, peaceful environment. Well worth popping into for an hour or so.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ciarancw
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

Very well restored, nice displays inside, clean toilet and very welcoming staff. On top of it very few visitors; hence we had the castle for ourselves during the visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ndansette
Reviewed 6 August 2019

This is a must see. Beautifully restored and so informative and full of history. Take your time to learn about the Omani history, take photos and some rooms even have a/c. Best museum I've been to so far in the Middle East, even better than...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 15 June 2019

I love fortresses, castles so this pleace was fantastic for me - even closed ;-) You can make pictures but the most important is old fort Al Qala'a - please check on the google maps as there is no this fort described in TripAdvisor service.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Marcin-PL-75
Reviewed 15 June 2019

I can't imagine there are many tourists going to Khasab other than cruise ship passengers. There is nothing to see in Khasab itself but the fort is well worth a walk round - it is in good shape and historical displays are interesting. If this...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Philip B
Reviewed 28 April 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Khasab Fort. It is beautiful, very well maintained and full of history and artifacts. It was very nice that they have the information in many languages, including English. We learned a lot about life and history in Oman. Beautiful...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank UsaJules
Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

The construction of the fort at Khasab in its current form dates back to the Portuguese who used it as a defence against the Persian forces, amongst others. It has been very recently restored to a very high standard and is impressive not just for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 25 April 2019

The fort is open from 10am to 4 pm. The rice is 5 OMR for each. It is a beautiful fort. Very clean and well maintain. The are some shows inside the fort. If you are to Khasab, do not hesitate to visit it

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MichelA249
Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

For us the attraction of Khasab is the setting of the place, so it is a bonus to have this reconstructed fort with its small museum about local life. Check opening times since it closed at 3.30 when we visited.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from _sittera | Reviewed this property |
From the harbour to the castle is an about 30 minutes walk along the road with regular, but not very heavy traffic.