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. Make Khasab Castle part of your personalized Khasab itinerary using our Khasab itinerary tool .
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  • We arrived by cruise ship to Khasab and it was a short ride into the town. We were quick to find not much shopping to do there, that is what I really enjoy. So we then went on to visit Khasab Castle a...  more »
  • A very quick tour as there's not much to see. If you're looking for a bit of time to kill then have a look.  more »
  • This is a very interesting museum with beautiful views across the ocean and snuggled in the mountains. Explaining how life was lived centuries ago. Rooms made up to see how the people would live under...  more »
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  • Old heritage, some old boat and canyonss there
  • Worth a visit, especially those in the forts of Oman had not yet been to familiarize themselves with the culture of this country. It will take a little time.
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