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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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