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Khasab Castle, Khasab
(3.9/5 based on 110+ 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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  • A small Castle in Musandam, Oman. One has to feel that time living by visiting this small fort. Not a very attraction one for all class of traveler. But good for one having historic interest, 
  • This 400-year old castle/fort is set up as a museum/exhibit now, with different themed rooms. Very interesting. I had this huge place to myself for most of the time, not a lot of tourists until a bus ...  more »
  • This is a regional museum and as such focuses on the very local area. It does very well with the limited budget it has. We went first thing in the morning and took some excellent pictures and had time...  more »