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Khasab Fort

The corniche | Opposite Khasab Harbour, Khasab 811, Oman
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Compact and interesting museum

This is a great little spot - the small museum in the centre of the complex is most informative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KarynW42
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Sydney, Australia
Excellent spot

A well restored and maintained fort with excellent displays. Our kids had a blast exploring and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andyfromthecoast
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“worth a visit” (4 reviews)
“small museum” (2 reviews)
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The corniche | Opposite Khasab Harbour, Khasab 811, Oman
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great little spot - the small museum in the centre of the complex is most informative. The displays of houses and boats around the courtyard are also very interesting. The views from the top are great. This is an excellent museum and...More

Thank KarynW42
Reviewed 1 week ago

A well restored and maintained fort with excellent displays. Our kids had a blast exploring and the grown ups were interested in the informative displays. Great to be able to access nearly all areas of the fort, including those up ladders. There was hardly anyone...More

Thank Andyfromthecoast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly- the reviews on trip advisor are mixed up between the khasab castle and the fort (which is actually known by locals as the kumzar castle). The khasab castle has the traditional boats out front, is on the main road to the Lulu supermarket and...More

Thank theresa407
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This fort is relatively small compared to other Omani forts but their displays are excellent! Perfect end to our long weekend in Khasab!

Thank debraem2015
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

A clean and organised fort. There are rooms on the sides with utensils and household items. A chamber where food used to be stored shows the locking system of those days too. In the courtyard, apart from boats, there are houses made from bamboo with...More

Thank roadsr
Reviewed 1 October 2017

a nice small fort near the Khasab port/ Lulu Hypermarket. It has a small museum as well. Can easily be seen in 30-45 mins.

Thank Imran K
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A very nice castle, fort, full of cultural items, treasures. It's nice to discover how people lived few years ago, the history of this very nice place. It is clean, hot in summertime !

Thank Hellorwine
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The Old Fort is down by the Old Souk and is only 10 minutes walk from the cruise ship terminal. A couple of large wooden dhows stand outside the front entrance.In the centre of the courtyard stands the fort’s most unusual feature: a large and...More

Thank john F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a very small fort/castle but while you are here you should visit. It is nicely done and kept up. You are on your own. Some rooms were recreated with scenes done by local ladies. well done,ladies.

Thank jackjump
Reviewed 26 April 2017

While holidaying in Khasab I visited the Fort and museum. The museum was very well set out and gave an excellent account of the history of the area back to prehistory and the lives of the local people. The restored fort was easily accessible and...More

Thank elizburns57
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