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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.
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
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
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
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