Al-Batinah Region

- Al-Batinah Region

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A knee-slapping joke



This flat and fertile strip of land between the Hajar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman is the...
 

Nakhal

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Nakhal is a picturesque town dominated by the Hajar Mountains and one of Oman’s most dramatic forts. Built on the...
 

Barka

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Bull Flight at Barka Oman

Barka (Arabic: بركاء‎) is a coastal town in the region Al Bāţinah, in northern...
 

Rustaq

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Some 175km southwest of Muscat, Rustaq is best known today for its imposing fort (closed for restoration at the...
 

Dimaniyat Islands

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These government-protected rocky islands about an hour’s boat ride off the coast of Sawadi are rich in marine life and...
 

Sawadi

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A sandy spit of land and some islands scattered off the shore make Sawadi a popular day trip, an hour or so drive west of Muscat.

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