Nizwa

... where history leads your way.

Two hours from Muscat, is one of the oldest cities in Oman. Marked by a grand new double-arched gateway, the town forms a natural access point for the historic sites of Bahla and Jabrin, and for excursions up the mountain roads to
Jebel Akhdar and Jebel Shams. Rich in history and famous for its majestic fortress .

Is One of the most visited Oman city for its monument  and museum. 
From the fortress big tower, visitors can admire Nizwa beauties and landscapes .

Nizwa Fort

It is Oman's most visited national monument. The fort was the administrative seat of authority for the presiding Imams and Walis in times of peace and conflict. It’s strategic location at the crossroads of vital routes.

Nizwa Souq

It is of one of the oldest souqs in the country, this marketplace is dedicated mostly to fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, souvenirs and antiques. The Friday Animal Market: Every Friday mornings, people gather near the Souq to sell like stock.Locals come to the market to trade predominantly goats, but also cattle which are sold at auction and you will see goats and cows tied up on every available pillar and post and frenetic sales going on all around.

Jebel Akhdar

Jebel Akhdar meaning "the Green Mountain". The area is about a 45-minute drive from Nizwa and is famous for its traditional rose water extraction and agricultural products including pomegranate, apricot, peach and walnut.

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