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In the same location as the Museum of Frankincense. Quite a large area so put on some comfortable... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
kimbK820RN
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Manama, Bahrain
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It is advisable to reach early in Al Baleed Archaeological part. The area is indeed huge and I... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Rejees C
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All reviews great place to visit archaeological park al baleed frankincense trees trenches pillars rubble settlement land boats remains artifacts insight ruins history region mosque
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quiet location with interesting museum. Very good for bird spotting. EAsiest to hire a car and then simple to find.

Thank Neil J
Reviewed 7 September 2018

In the same location as the Museum of Frankincense. Quite a large area so put on some comfortable shoes. It was raining the day we went so didn't see it at its best as it was very misty. However, would be lovely when dry as...More

Thank kimbK820RN
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It is advisable to reach early in Al Baleed Archaeological part. The area is indeed huge and I would recommend to buy cart tickets to explore the place. Entry ticket per vehicle is OMR 1 and cart ticket per person 500 Baisa. A guard cum...More

Thank Rejees C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

the city was a landmark at the south Arabian semi Island. they were known for Al - Luban trade with far and middle Asia such as China, India and the even eastern coast of Africa. Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta passed by this city on the...More

Thank emada1825
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The museum is the best part here, certainly spend more time in it than looking at the nearby ruins. Attempts to grow the frankincense trees doesn't seem to have worked, nearly dead.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I was able to see old artifacts, ruins of old civilizations. I also learned about the benefits of frankincense.

Thank Marina M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A very quiet place to and would say worth visiting in salalah...I would suggest to take walk than taking a buddy ride......visiting the remaining's of the history to understand.......

1  Thank kunwarthakur5
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This museum offers more than what the name suggests. Well documented but concise history of Oman. Also maritime museum has a lot to offer. However, if you have visited the National Museum in Muscat before you will not get too many additional insights. Also outdoors...More

Thank anspaul
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Boring. Just a coupe of stones. You can't really see any remains of buildings. Big area with sand, stones and a fence that makes seeing the see impossible

1  Thank Basia C
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I love this place because you feel like you are in another city not in salalah I think that the tourists is gonna to love it the mina restaurant is amazing with the gorgeous view.... the waiter Zouhai who serviced us he was very nice...More

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