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Taqah Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Taqah, Salalah 211, Oman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this place and they had some really ancient things in there. The place was so calm and peaceful.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MohammedN1308
Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Taqah Castle is a museum with lots of exhibits to see. Good views of taqa village and the sea ... reasonable entry charges ... nothing extraordinary if u have visited other castles or fort in Oman....

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank anilm03
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Taqah Castle was built in the 19th century. It is now a museum. There are lots of exhibits to see. Small fee to enter.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

Charming small fort. Easy access up a short zigzag stairway. It was closed despite the advertised timings but probably for Eid. Lovely panoramic views of Taqah and the coast. A lot of rubbish left by lazy people ruins the site.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MuscatKiwi
Reviewed 26 July 2019

The Taqah castle is a small quaint place which appears more like a fort than a castle. It will not take more than 30-45min to visit. We went on a Friday. Be aware that they have shortened hours on Fridays and they are located directly...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank sfltraveler
Reviewed 27 April 2019

Taqah Castle was once the residence of a tribal leader, Sheikh Ali bin Taman Al Ma'shani, built in the 19th century. In the buidings were rooms displaing old weapons, pottery and numerous other exhibits. Quite narrow stairways/steps so a bit tight. One area housed an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PNEPete
Reviewed 16 April 2019

Castle was closed when we go there, but it's worth trudging up the 136 steps for the view of the town and surroundings.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Well preserved documented and reinacted fort showing much history and occupations of past local inhabitants.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Erika S
Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

The Taqah Castle was a 19th Century Fort. It now serves as a museum for the Dhofar region. Exhibits display traditional male and female roles in fishing, herding, agriculture, and weaponry. For example, the exhibit indicates that men tend camels and women tend sheep and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MarkWBoca
Reviewed 10 March 2019

it is worth to enter the many stairs and see the beautiful view of the area. Castle was closed already when we were here. All we had to do was admire the beautiful view around us when calling for prayer from the surrounding mosques. Interesting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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