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Not a big fort but worth seeing since you have best views from the tower over the valley of Nizwa. Just avoid mid-day hours since it gets hot even in winter time and nearby Nizwa Souk is closed btw 11AM - 5PM.
Perfect place to know the traditions and culture of Oman. Fort is well maintained and it shows the traditional way how the kings were maintaining their secrecy and privacy.
You have to pay for entrance, kids and schools children receive special discounts.
on weekends there...More
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NizwaF, General Manager at Nizwa Fort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for your kind review and rating.
Our pleasure was having you with your family in the fort. We hope to provide more quality services beside the true picture of forts is Oman as you title your review.
Nizwa Fort is a beautiful structure and was a rather pleasant find while exploring Central Oman. The tourist shop is extremely expensive and the quality of the goods was definitely not something I would treasure as a memory of visiting the area. The area surrouning...More
We went in the afternoon with a temp of 53 degrees celsius. That might influence our experience. The fort is quite large and very well maintained. A little bit to much for our taste, who would have preferred it more rustic. In the fort they...More
Driving to Nizwa from Muscat is not difficult provided that you are confident driving on the same side of the road as the Americans and continental Europeans. Omani drivers tend to drive really fast and not signal on changing lanes so care should be taken....More