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Day Trip to Oman's Grand Canyon: Jebel Shams
"The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. You will stop to visit the mosque a splendor of unique Islamic architecture. A popular visit to Nizwa the former capital of the interior and the birthplace of Islam in the Sultanate of Oman. Nizwa is enchanting with forts the most famous being the Round tower Fort built in the 17th Century and its Souq is renowned for its intricately hand-carved “Khanjars (daggers) and ornamental silver jewellery. The tour then heads to Wadi Nakhel which is situated at the bottom of the Jebel Shams Oman’s Grand Canyon and on to Misfah
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Full-Day Grand Canyon and Nizwa Tour by 4x4
"Travel through the Hajar Mountains to the township of Nizwa the ancient capital of Oman. At Nizwa you will visit Nizwa Fort and the traditional Souq an open-air marketplace. From there you will travel through the deep Wadi Ghul and arrive at Jebel Shams the “Mountain of the Sun” and undisputed lord of the mountains. Jebel Shams is the highest peak of the Jebel Al Akhdar mountain range soaring 3000 meters above sea level. See spectacular scenery
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Small Group Day Trip to Nizwa Fort and Jabreen Castle from Muscat
"The tour begins by driving through the beautiful embassy quarter of Muscat en route to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. You will stop to visit the mosque a splendour of unique Islamic architecture. Next stop at the Bahla fort the oldest and first Omani fort to be built in the Islamic style. The tour continues to Jabreen Fort another famous landmark in the Al Dakhliya region is considered one of the finest and most picturesque structures of its kind. It was built in the 17th Century not as a fort but as a palace for the imams (Muslim clerics or prayer leaders). The design was later modified and the palace became a fort. It has been restored and thus one gets a good sense of what it looked like in its prime.After lunch the tour c Nizwa is one of the oldest cities of the Sultanate and being the trade capital it is commonly known as the ‘Pearl of Islam’. Nizwa Fort
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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...
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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...
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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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Photograph with my guide & keeper of Jabrin Fort

I had a nice group photograph taken with my guide (Nabhan) and an old friendly man who is one of the keepers of Jabrin Fort. The old man is very fit as he follows us around the entire fort.
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"Jabrin - Oman's largest & most famous fort"
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