Jabrin Travel Guide

  • Jabrin Fort
    Jabrin Fort
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  • The huge & impressive Jabrin Fort, Oman
    The huge & impressive Jabrin Fort, Oman
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  • Approaching Jabrin Fort, Oman
    Approaching Jabrin Fort, Oman
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  • Jabrin Fort

    One of the most impressive forts in Oman, Jabrin Fort has some impressive carvings on its balconies and ceilings and is situated overlooking desert plains.

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  • Flag of Oman

    Oman is very proud of its forts and there is a flag of Oman in major forts such as Jabrin, Nizwa and Nakhl.

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  • View of the surroundings from top of...

    Because Jabrin Fort is built on a flat plain, you could have superb views of the sorroundings flat plain and surrounding mountains on the top of the fort. Part of the view is a cemetary with its wall near to the fort (see photograph).

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  • Defensive features

    Being a fort, there are lots of defensive features such as the high & thick walls, cannons, towers and holes for shooting arrows and guns (as shown in this photograph). You can still see some bullet marks on the walls of the fort.

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  • Famous wooden ceiling of Jabrin Fort

    The wooden ceiling of some of the rooms of Jabrin Fort is famous for its beautiful paintings, which are normally not found in other forts in Oman

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  • Various rooms of the fort

    There are many rooms in Jabrin Fort for various daily functions such as sleeping, receiving guests, kitchen, hall, dinning room, prison, gaurd room, store room etc. The fort is also designed in such a way that fresh water could flow through its man-made channels and there is a well for additional water. To have an educational tour, it is better to...

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  • Impressive courtyard

    The courtyard inside Jabrin Fort is very impressive with its beautiful architecture, as shown by this photograph.

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  • Cannons & Potteries

    There are several old cannons on display inside as well as at the entrance of the fort. You will also see some potteries on display.

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  • When approaching Jabrin Fort .....

    When you approach Jabrin Fort, you will realise that it is located on a large and flat plain surrounded by mountains. This fort was very important strategically as the soldiers could see 360 degrees on top of the fort for approaching enemies.

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  • View of the entire Jabrin Fort

    Jabrin Fort is so huge that you need to move quite far away to be able to capture the entire fort in the photograph. The huge car park in front of the fort is a good place to try to take this photograph.

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  • The jail room

    The jail room at Jabrin Fort is interesting with its dangling handcuffs. I managed to have this interesting photograph taken, but mindful that this was once a place where the prisoners had suffered during their imprisonment.

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  • Breathtaking architecture

    The architecture of Jabrin Fort is simply amazing, and it is constantly being restored to enable future generations to visit and marvel at this man-made wonder.

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