The highest castle in Oman
If you are interested in castles, you will enjoy many in Oman. One of the most beautiful of them is called Jabrín (Jabreen) and you will find it in a semi-desert landscape south of the city of Bahla. As it lies on the circuits of travel agencies, there are more tourists than in other places in Oman.
General view of Jabrin Castle
The castle is located just off the highway 15. Most visitors come here from the town of Bahla, where there is also an interesting fortress. There is a huge parking lot, but who can try to park near the trees near the castle.
The gate to Jabrin Castle
The entrance to the castle is also impressive – protected by two cannons
Jabrin Castle from the courtyard
From the courtyard you will only realize the monumentality of this castle
Interior of Jabrin Castle
In the castle you will find a number of period-equipped rooms.
Impressive height of Jabrin Castle
A tour of the castle is not very suitable for those who do not like stairs or suffer from dizziness – the height of the main part of the castle compared to the inner courtyard is huge
Oriental architecture is truly fabulous
View from Jabrin Castle
The castles lie alone on the semi-desert plains. Around it, thanks to irrigation, an oasis of date palms begins to flourish
View of the Jebel Sham
With good visibility, you can also see the highest mountain in Oman – Jebel Sham, less than 40 kilometers as the crow flies.
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