Ayjah attractions

Bridge in Ayjah

Khor Al Batah Bridge

Oman's only suspension bridge, the 240m-long Khor Al Batah Bridge opened in 2009 and cut down the journey from Sur to Ayjah from 20 to just three minutes by road. It also put the ferry boats that used to scuttle acr…
Lighthouse in Ayjah

Lighthouse

This aged lighthouse is a prominent landmark in Ayjah, including for the goats who for some reason like to congregate under the three-storey stone tower. The lighthouse (which is still functioning, on automatic) has…
Historic Site in Ayjah

Ayjah Watchtowers

An integral part of the landscape of Ayjah, and visible from the corniche in Sur, these three small round towers made of sandstone once guided dhows to safe harbour in Sur's sheltered lagoon. It's possible to drive …
Fort in Ayjah

Al Ayjah Fort

This renovated fort, which is open somewhat erratically, if at all, seems to have been built as part and parcel of the surrounding merchant houses, with their elaborately carved doors and lotus-pillared porches. It'…