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Taqah Castle

Taqah, Salalah 211, Oman
+968 24 588833
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A little gem

Close to Salalah and easy to reach you find Taqa castle. A little fort, fully restored and nicely... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathrin Z
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Salalah, Oman
via mobile
Worth a look

Worth a look if passing by thsi way, i wouldn't make a special visit. Don't need to spend too long... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Drew M
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
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“opening hours” (3 reviews)
“olden days” (2 reviews)
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Taqah, Salalah 211, Oman
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+968 24 588833
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"private residence"
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"opening hours"
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"olden days"
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"entry fee"
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"historical place"
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"history lovers"
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"taking pictures"
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"nice view"
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"the main road"
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"sultan qaboos"
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"century"
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"life"
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"governor"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Close to Salalah and easy to reach you find Taqa castle. A little fort, fully restored and nicely decorated with omani items of daily use. It will give you an inside view of the daily life in older days. On top of the hill is...More

Thank Kathrin Z
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth a look if passing by thsi way, i wouldn't make a special visit. Don't need to spend too long there either.

Thank Drew M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i have visited this castle previously long time ago but decided to revisit it again last month and i was emazed to see the changes they have made. You visit the castle and learn the history of the place with aided visuals in each room....More

Thank alshukeiry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this place on recommendation. If you climb the stairs and reach the top you can see the view over Taqah and the sea.

Thank Lia A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Old fort restored to near accurate life of a local leader of the past. Furnishings and decor see authentic. OMR 0.500 entrance fee.

Thank Shad J
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Taqah castle is located in the main city of taqah in southern Oman. It takes around half an hour to reach here. Just located few meters away from the taqah beach. This castle was built in 19th century and is relatively new as compared to...More

Thank Upasana V
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This castle was built for Sheik Ali-Bin Timman al Mash’ani in the 19th century. It served as the residence for 11 other governors/ sheiks and the Ministry of Heritage took over the castle in 1992. The castle has been restored to its original design. Sultan...More

Thank cjkines1
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited here as part of a study abroad program with our university. This place offers a walking tour of the grounds where you can look at authentic living quarters as they would have been historically. Narrow stairs and walkways require some care and not recommended...More

Thank Lydia N
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Very interesting castle to visit and so wonderfully preserved. The staff is very kind and friendly. It took about about an hour to visit and we all really liked it. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Kristiina83
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Small castle which shows the various rooms where the family lived and the associated rooms of the household. Well maintained and furnished realistically. Enjoyed the short visit.

Thank Jotum
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