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Khasab Castle, Khasab

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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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Where to stay in Khasab

Some visitors to Khasab opt to stay close to the airport, where hotels and the odd guesthouse put you conveniently close to the major transport hub. Around the new and old souk areas, you'll find some modestly sized hotels and budget-friendly guesthouses. Closer to the coast, things get a little more luxurious, with beachside hotels and resorts offering a wealth of amenities, including pools, restaurants, and spas.
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  • A fortress right off the harbor, this place houses a nice collection of items, including food preparation equipment, clothing and uniforms, weapons, a fully decked-out school classroom, weapons, and m...  more »
  • Khasab Fort is a very good historical place to visit because it embodies the simplest basic form of Omani fortress architecture, as found throughout the entire country of Oman. The fort hosts a very i...  more »
  • An excellent location. Small but very well restored. Information in English and Arabic. A great way to start to understand this part of Oman - a must do trip in the town  more »