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1 Jan 2018
“Impressive Fort”
19 Nov 2017
“Imposing fort towering over Muscat”
LOCATION
Qasr Al Alam Street | Old Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a beautiful ex-libris from P[Portuguese colonial times and makes for some remarkable photographic moments. But, because it is a functioning military installation, you cannot actually visit it.

Thank LuisSilveiro
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The fort is located right behind the Al Alam Palace. We were not allowed to enter as entry is closed to public but we could take a walk along the base. It is situated at the head of a natural deep harbour. It is a...More

Thank deepakgupta5
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The walls of the fort stretch out over one whole section of the mountsins backing up the port city of Muscat. Very interesting to ponder and you can walk/climb up to it. Unfortunately it is presently closed to the public.

Thank Chinapjs
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Discovering the Mirani fort while walking around Old Muscat perched high above on the rocks. Beautifully maintained, if only the walls could talk. This is a must see part of the old city.

Thank ActionAdventurer
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Again, I'm not a huge historian but this was a interesting place to visit. It was cheap to visit and surrounded by an interesting town and souq. Avoid the lunch time just because even in December it was so hot. There are a lot of...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The fort is nice to see from outside, as it was not allowed to enter during my visit. Worth to stop by if you were near by.

Thank Ali A
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

It is worthwhile having a look close up - however unfortunately when I was there the entrance was blocked by stair repairs and so it was not possible to climb up into it - so check before you go.

Thank Vandieman111
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

An amazing fort located in muscat. One can see it upclose standing right under it and also the view is beautiful when one sees it from far. One can climb the fort also but do take precautions.

Thank Rahulriteshswali
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The fort is located next to the Sultan's palace. It's worth the while visiting it, when you are in the area. The view over the water is nice as well.

Thank VossDXB
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

In olden days prisoners of war were kept over here, well maintained and kept up well lit, having a flight of staircase

1  Thank Elwin P
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