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Al Balid Archeological Site

Sultan Quaboos Street, Salalah 211, Oman
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Quiet Place yet worth visiting....

A very quiet place to and would say worth visiting in salalah...I would suggest to take walk than... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kunwarthakur5
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Muscat, Oman
Well worth a visit

This museum offers more than what the name suggests. Well documented but concise history of Oman... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
anspaul
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Oldenburg, Germany
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Sultan Quaboos Street, Salalah 211, Oman
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"archaeological park"
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"great place to visit"
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"al baleed"
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"trenches"
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"pillars"
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"rubble"
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"remains"
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"settlement"
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"land"
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"boats"
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"artifacts"
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"fence"
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"trading"
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"insight"
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"ruins"
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"frankincense"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.......

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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
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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

Thank Basia C
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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

Thank Doha F
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We took the golf buggy tour of the site. 1 riyal wisely spent. The site is a lot bigger than you first expect. Still being excavated, many fascinating artifacts (on display in the adjoining museums) throw light on life when this was one of the...More

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This sis really interesting site, a bit like a mini Pompeii, but still large enough to awe-inspiring. There are even archaeologists at work. The ruins in places are substantial and clearly show what was originally there. The adjoining museum shows the history of boats in...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This well-manicured archaeological park really tries to live up to the "park" in its name. People picnic and grill, and wander the slithering walkway around the grounds. It is adequately lit up at night (with the mythological "snakes" on the trees!) that after it cools...More

Thank Nicole B
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Good Good .good service espescilly the water Zouhair .he was so nice and Good food Good view but I think the price of the swimming pool is si expensive if it's became cheap it Will be better for we can comeback again but anyways it...More

Thank Doha F
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Good food.good service. Especially the waiter Zouhair and Sayd .They are so nice and the view is so gorgeous and we have the membership card. in the end it's so nice.thanks😍😍

Thank Doha F
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

They haven’t fully developed this yet so you don’t really know what you are looking at. I noticed they do have golf carts you can take with a guide so maybe this is more informative. But for the person who walks around on their own...More

Thank cutthroat1
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