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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  • a lot to see arabian culture, arabic houses, their life, rooms, study room. medicine and also some old boats,  more »
  • Good way to spend an hour. Kids enjoyed exploring the castle and climbing up the parapets. Entry is only 500baisa per adult, they didnt charge for the kids.  more »
  • We were taken here in a city tour and glad we entered. It gave a quick snap shot of the areas history.  more »

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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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