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Khasab Castle, Khasab
(4/5 based on 100+ 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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  • This was more than I expected I thought I'd see empty rooms, but in fact there are recreations of scenes, furniture and carpets decorating the rooms, and lots of artefacts on display. In addition ther...  more »
  • This was a great fort museum with interesting exhibits. Well maintained with a very pleasant man on the front desk. My kids loved exploring all the nooks and crannies, and we all enjoyed the video on ...  more »
  • the castle is small but Nice is located in the center of khasab a small centre with the port. Worth a visit
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