Al Hamra Tourism

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Al Hamra (Arabic: الحمراء‎‎) is a 400-year-old town in the region Ad Dakhiliyah, in northeastern Oman. It is home to the mountainside village of Misfat Al Abryeen. Ghul lies to the west of the town. Al Hamra is also known as Hamra Al Abryeen with reference to the Al Abri tribe who live there. Some of the oldest preserved houses in Oman can be found in Al Hamra, a town built on a tilted rock slab. Many of the houses have two stories, with ceilings made of palm beams and fronds topped by mud and straw. Visitors to the nearby souq can watch a halwa maker at work in the only halwa shop still operating in the old souq. Jebel Shams (the sun mountain), the highest mountain in Oman sits north of Al Hamra. The Al Hoota Cave is located at the foot of Jebel Shams. It is one of the largest cave systems in the world. 23°07′00″N 57°17′35″E / 23.11667°N 57.29306°E


Planning a vacation to Al Hamra in Oman? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Muscat, Oman. Add Muscat to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House Muscat, Kargeen Caffe. A vacation to Al Hamra can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Al Hamra*

  • Cost for Essentials in Al Hamra

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Al Hamra

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.49 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 51.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.36 USD

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