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Top Choice Castle in Bahla

Jabrin Castle

Rising without competition from the surrounding plain, Jabrin Castle is an impressive sight. Even if you have had a surfeit of fortifications, make the effort to clamber over one more set of battlements as Jabrin is…
Top Choice Fort in Bahla

Bahla Fort

A remarkable set of battlements is noticeable at every turn in the road, running impressively along the wadi and making Bahla one of the most comprehensive walled cities in the world. These walls extend for several …
Workshop in Bahla

Bahla Potteries

All over Oman, you'll spot terracotta pots with simple ribbed decorations at the entrances to smart villas and hotels. The famous potteries where these beloved vessels are made are humble in comparison, buried in Ba…
Market in Bahla

Bahla Old Souq

Bahla has a traditional souq with homemade ropes and fadhl (large metal platters used for feeding the whole family) for sale, and a beautiful tree shading the tiny, central courtyard. To find the souq, turn off Hwy …