The most beautiful castles of Oman

The most beautiful castles of Oman

The best of castles in Oman

Oman is an absolutely ideal country for lovers of castles. You will find here hundreds of beautiful castles. Most of them are beautifully restored in keeping with the national history. Come and see the best of them

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Nakhal Castle
23.395, 57.829
296 m / 971 ft

#1 Nakhal Castle

The most beautiful Oman castle

Nakhal Castle is undoubtedly the most beautiful castle in Oman surrounded by beautiful landscapes. You will find here several historic rooms. The best time to visit is the late afternoon when it is beautifully lit by the sun.

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Rustaq Castle
23.392, 57.426
339 m / 1 112 ft

#2 Rustaq Castle

A magnificent castle surrounded by an oasis

Rustaq Castle is one of the largest castles in Oman. The Bastion is equipped with many cannons and any potential enemy would do much damage. The castle has beautiful views of the surrounding oases and mountains

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Jabrin Castle
22.915, 57.249
519 m / 1 703 ft

#3 Jabrin Castle

Imam´s Castle

Jabrin Castle is one of the most important and beautiful castles of Oman. It is also probably the highest one. The most famous castle owner was Imam Bil'arab bin Sultan, who is also buried here. The castle is set on deserted plain surrounded by artificially planted palm trees

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Bahla Castle
22.965, 57.301
566 m / 1 857 ft

#4 Bahla Castle

Castle in UNESCO

Bahla Castle is a huge, vast castle and also the only Omani, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like the other Omanian castles it is beautifully restored. From Bahla Castle are beautiful views of the surrounding oasis

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Nizwa Castle
22.933, 57.53
522 m / 1 713 ft

#5 Nizwa Castle

One of the most important castles in Oman

The fortress of Nizwa is one of the largest and most significant castles of Oman. For this fortress is typical of a huge bastion. Cultural events are often held here, so it is possible to get acquainted with the history of Oman

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Jalan Bani Bu Ali Castle
22.015, 59.321
96 m / 315 ft

#6 Jalan Bani Bu Ali Castle

A mighty castle above the oasis

At the northern end of the Wahiba Sands desert there is a large oasis of Jalan Bani Bu Ali. To protect this oasis was built a mighty castle from which is a beautiful view of the palm trees. There are also several rooms equipped with historical exhibits.

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Birkat Al-Mawz Castle
22.925, 57.666
575 m / 1 886 ft

#7 Birkat Al-Mawz Castle

Guard of Wadi al-Muaydin valley

The tactically-lying village of Birkat Al-Mawz below the massive Jebel Akhdar at the mouth of Wadi al-Muaydin is a large castle Bait al Redidah. Has a double fortified. There is still a huge citadel behind the wall of the fortification

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As Sunaysilah Castle
22.579, 59.504
18 m / 59 ft

#8 As Sunaysilah Castle

Huge castle over Sur town

In the vicinity of Suru are three castles, the most interesting, the largest and highest is called As Sunaysilah. There is a large visitor center in the vicinity. As a bonus, it also has a beautiful view of Sur

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Ras Al Hadd Castle
22.524, 59.79
6 m / 20 ft

#9 Ras Al Hadd Castle

Castle at the end of Arabia

At the eastern end of Oman, on the outskirts of Ras Al Hadd you will find a classic square castle with a fitted interior. At the same time, it is a good viewpoint around the surrounding flat landscape. Here you practically do not find the tourist

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