Buraimi attractions

Fort in Buraimi

Al Khandaq Fort

Buraimi has a large and interesting fort, with decorations that give it a Saharan flourish in comparison with the austere exteriors of Omani interior forts. It's surrounded by a large, waterless moat and sports a fi…
Market in Buraimi

Buraimi Old Souq

The market opposite Hela Castle sells barasti – plaited palm fronds traditionally used for roofing and fencing – while just along the road, a lively souq trades in locally grown fruit and veg from neighbouring plant…
Castle in Buraimi

Hela Castle

This large, sprawling castle has been attractively restored and now makes a good photo opportunity in the centre of town. The interior is largely taken up with an enormous courtyard but the interior has some interes…