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Khasab Castle, Khasab

(3.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
A Portuguese colonial fort built atop ancient castle ruins, Khasab Castle now provides the area with an informative regional museum. Constructed as it stands today in the 17th century, the peach castle commands its surroundings with four stone turrets and a central circular tower. Visit the tower for an in-depth look at the complex's history, and learn about Oman's takeover of the citadel in the 17th century. See a diverse range of artifacts including weapons, boats, jewelry, and traditional wedding decorations. Renovated in 2007, the castle also contains a Quran study school. Before you head to Khasab, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Khasab itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Khasab has to offer, including Khasab Castle.
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  • We spent an enjoyable hour here. The weather was very hot but the main exhibits had air-con. Beautifully restored and very informative. 
  • There is little to see in Khasab, and this is definitely top of the list. It is a 10/15 min walk from the cruise port so don't be tempted to take the shuttle. There are several exhibits in the courtya...  more »
  • This is the only thing worth visiting in Khasab and it's nothing much to see...our shuttle driver arranged a private vehicle to drive us around and there were beautiful views of the mountain and the s...  more »