Ayn Garziz


One of the most visited of the springs issuing from the foothills surrounding Salalah, Ayn Garziz often has a generous flow of water collecting at the bottom of the knotted cliffs. With stunted fig trees and limestone formations, it's an interesting site, however, even when dry. The spring can visited off the Ittin Rd on the way to Job’s Tomb.

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