Nakhal attractions

Top Choice Fort in Nakhal

Nakhal Fort

Built on the foundations of a pre-Islamic structure, the towers and entrance of this fort were constructed during the reign of Imam Said Bin Sultan in 1834. There are excellent views of the Batinah Plain from the ra…
Top Choice Castle in Nakhal

Al Ghasham Museum House

This fortified residence has hosted royalty on two occasions in its 300 year history. Now the sensitively restored, mud-brick house has been converted into an interesting museum. An active falaj runs through the cou…
Spring in Nakhal

Ain Al Thawarah

Beyond the date plantations that surround Nakhal Fort, this hot spring emerges from the wadi walls and is directed into a falaj (immigration channel) for the irrigation of the surrounding plantations. There are usua…
Gardens in Nakhal

Plantations

The road through Nakhal, from the fort to Ayn Thawarah hot springs, winds through a dense plantation of dates. Enough light passes through the feathery canopy of palms to allow for allotments of corn, alfalfa, edibl…
Mosque in Nakhal

Harrat Asfalah

An old mosque lies at the heart of this crumbling fortification. Visitors are allowed (with shoes removed) to step into the outer are of the mosque where pillars bear some antique inscriptions. There are some good v…