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Sumhuram Old City: Tours & Tickets

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All reviews archaeological site century bc small museum sand bar information boards century ad perfect location hill overlooking view of the ocean trade routes trading port information centre interesting place comfortable shoes per vehicle worth a visit interesting history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in doubt whether or not to go here but the place is so peaceful and leads to a sea at the back and that was the best view!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MohammedN1308
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Sumhuram old city is worth a visit. It is very well maintained and provide good insight into the life of people dating back a few centuries. It requires considerable walking so ensure your have comfortable shoes. The beach next to the city is a local...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wasimshk
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

It is a place for those with a taste for history. The place will give you an idea about the old world trade and trade routes. This was one of the most important ports in frankincense trade. How it fell from its glory and lost...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank drshaks
Reviewed 27 August 2019

The city is just amazing to visit walk around. Well worth the trip. The gate staff very welcoming. Good map to explain the site. Recommend going to the information Centre first and ask for the English / Arabic video to be played- especially with. Children...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank katie_emma_reeves
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Sumhuram or Khor Rori is a great archaeological site and well worth a visit. Its excavated ruins are protected. You can walk all the way round and there are lovely views of the sea. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 6 July 2019

We visited this archeological site as part of a tour going east from Salalah. It is well worth a visit to explore and learn its history. We first walked through the remains of the ancient city & then returned to the entrance to visit the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Virginia2002
Reviewed 5 June 2019

Lovely to walk around... We can imagine the way of life back in those days. I do recommend visitors ensure they are hydrated as the climate is dry =)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1danielng
Reviewed 2 June 2019

Salalah is further south on the peninsular of Oman. What a delightful surprise. It has been a trading post for ions because of the spice trade and of course the local frankincense. It’s more of a subtropical climate and as such grows lots of fruits...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kate M
Reviewed 10 May 2019

It appears the government is putting (put) in a lot of effort regarding the excavation and now the facilities around it. Worth a stop to check out the small site with a view of the ocean and the river below

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nataliem7
Reviewed 29 April 2019

Loved our visit and learned so much about the origins of Frankinsence and it’s importance to the area.

Date of experience: April 2019
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