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Nizwa Fort

Nizwa, Oman
+968 9926 6868
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“omani history” (12 reviews)
“round tower” (10 reviews)
“coffee shop” (13 reviews)
Nizwa, Oman
+968 9926 6868
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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.

Thank Michael2810
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank cmercier66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank Nuvaira A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank MoseyOn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole fort is newly restaurated and can be visited also from inside. You have to pay a fee. There is also a sort of museum with arefacts and pictures and even video. When you go up the tower you can see the nizwa region.

Thank uristier75
Reviewed 14 September 2017

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

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nizwa was a great area,you can feel pure old culture there.The fort was very nice specially when you are in top of castle.You can see whole scene of Niwaz from top with all palm beautiful garden.

Thank Sahar B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

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

Thank HartGraz
Reviewed 1 September 2017

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

Thank Dudekica
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Susan A
6 February 2015|
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Response from Westcoast8 | Reviewed this property |
The fort is open 9am-4pm Sat-Thu and the entrance fee is 500 baisa.