Nizwa Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Nizwa

Located about 2-3 hours by road from Muscat - the capital of Sultanate of Oman and an hour away from the town of Nizwa, Jebel Shams (Sun Mountain) is the tallest point in the Hajar Mountains and at a height of more than 3000m....

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Come back to the city and proceed to the Nizwa Fort. Built in the mid-17th century, Nizwa Fort stands tall, and serves as a reminder of how and why Nizwa once served as Oman’s capital and was also its strongest city. Thick walls surround it and a 112-foot central tower dominates it. The fort is built like a typical Omani fortress, characterised by geometric layouts.Price: Adults, 1 OMR (₹170); Children, 0.50 OMR (₹85)Time: Saturday to Thursday, 9am – 4pm. Friday, 8am to 11am.
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Nizwa, Oman
Today morning, leave for Nizwa. The ancient capital of Oman, Nizwa is spread around its traditional souk, historical buildings and the imposing circular-towered fort built during the mid-17th century by Imam Sultan bin Saif Al Yar’ubi. If you think that the Muttrah souk was impressive, wait till you visit the one in Nizwa. If you love shopping in old bazars, and collecting oriental artefacts, then Nizwa is the place for you. The magnificent Nizwa Fort looms over a fascinating souk that houses the most delicate of silver necklaces and ornamental candle stands. Traders advertise their goods by hollering to customers. With fresh dates and figs, intricately carved pots and pans and hundreds of other trinkets to buy, this is one market where you can easily spend an entire day and still not feel satiated.Time: 6am to 1pm and 3pm to 10pm from Saturday to Thursday. On Friday, it is open from 5am to 11am.
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Weekend Getaways from Nizwa  

1. Explore Muscat City: The first thing you would notice about Muscat is the great contrast - white houses, brown sandy mountains and green trees.


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