Only about an hour’s drive from Muscat, Nizwa is well worth visiting. We went for a stroll around the souk and then through the fort. All in all, very interesting.
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Superb monument, well worth the visit. We arrived at 11:30 am for the visit, outside temperature was ok but inside the fort, we were boiling! Take plenty if water if you have no other choice but do visit this fort! The kids struggled with the...More
This gigantic structure was built in the 17th century and they have preserved it very well. A must visit place for someone interested in history and architecture. There is a traditional and old market/souq outside of the castle which sells many traditional stuff and souvenirs.
The Nizwa Fort is a nice place to get a feeling for the area's history. You can spend as much or as little time as you like wandering through the rooms on various levels. There are a few exhibits that explain local history and customs,...More
We visited the fort at Nizwa during a recent 3 day trip to Oman. The fort was easily accessible. It had an incredible sense of age and history. It revealed the ingenuity of its builders and the people who lived there. I did find it...More
As an Australian living in Oman i brought some family members here as part of our exploring Nizwa weekend. The fort opening hours could be better published as it closed through the middle of the day on Friday. Once in, entry is only 500bz each....More
While travelling Oman you will discover Forts on many prominent mountains and hills and you definitely cannot visit all of them. However, Nizwa Fort is also kind of a museum telling important and interesting things about the history of Oman and offers a breathtaking view...More
When you make to Nizwa (excellent highways!) leave your car on the parking lot close to the enterance to the city. It says "parking places for tourists". Chances are, all nicer and better places will be taken. Purely from the architectural point of view, the...More