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Khasab Fort, Khasab

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  • The Old Fort is down by the Old Souk and is only 10 minutes walk from the cruise ship terminal. A couple of large wooden dhows stand outside the front entrance.In the centre of the courtyard stands th...  more »
  • This is a very small fort/castle but while you are here you should visit. It is nicely done and kept up. You are on your own. Some rooms were recreated with scenes done by local ladies. well done,ladi...  more »
  • While holidaying in Khasab I visited the Fort and museum. The museum was very well set out and gave an excellent account of the history of the area back to prehistory and the lives of the local people...  more »
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  • Small but very nice museum. Maybe the best museum in this town.
  • Interesting place, inexpensive entrance fee, $2 US.
  • Khasab fort near to Lulu mall on the road to it.27...1....2017..Friday at 4.57 a.m.
  • Khasab Fort, is a gorgeous and sexy stronghold located in the internal cavity of Khasab Bay. Built in the 17th century by the Portuguese invaders who aspired to extend their control over maritime commerce. Inside the walls of the Fort and equipped with balconies to shoot a huge central tower believed to have already built upon the Fort itself. Khasab Fort is a charming location attracts visiting eye when it passed through the coastal road in the old part of the city, overlooking the East side of Khasab. The Fort was built on the remains of the Castle anchored in the foot by promoting built by the Portuguese. Imam Nasir bin has a guide to expel the Portuguese from the city after working to unite the country during his period (1624-1649), made several Imam Sultan bin Saif aliarbi restoration of the Fort, with the first sultans of albosaid an increasing interest in the Fort and used it as an observation tower as a house belonging to the viceroy. History of the Fort and the Fort date back to approximately 250 years. It has been renovated in 1990. When you enter the main gate you will find the fortress three small cannons directed towards the sea. Having made the original teak fortress doors and walls are decorated with old swords and guns, forcing the visitor to ponder an ancient civilization. Develop the Tourism Ministry has fortress in the first quarter of 2007 with the opening of this development project of the Fort, and the most important aspects of development project included rehabilitation of the Fort building and rehabilitating electric power connections and use expel moisture from Al sarooj and flooring, and rehabilitate the large middle Tower in the fortress to be always museum displays various handicrafts and customs, traditions and folklore of Musandam and rehabilitate existing housing facilities in the Fort and turn them into a furnished Home Gallery all the way home to Musandam including wearable Gallery wrapping with ornaments Traditional. The project also included building a model of the lock within a yard of the fortress and view boat types famous Musandam, and build a model for El Arish Al-kamzari and enlightenment and old establishment molar shop selling antiques, gifts and handicrafts.
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  • Khasab Castle is located on the Corniche it tells the history of the State and is located near Lulu hypermarket and Musandam Wattana resort
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