The Frankincense Trail, Salalah

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#5 of 7 in Historic Sites in Dhofar Governorate
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  • Sumhuram is the place where traders of old time came to bring their goods and get frankincense from here. The cite is partially restored but gives good insight into the way the community was and has a...  more »
  • After a 45 minute trip from Salalah you reach Wadi Dawkah. Wadi Dawkah is a major place where the frankincense tree (boswellia sacra) can still be found and frankincense is harvested to this day. The ...  more »
  • The site is splendid, enlightening the ruins and the small museum. Go preferably in late afternoon or in the morning to avoid the crowds.
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