Bahla Tourism

Bahla (Arabic: بهلا‎‎) is a town in Ad Dakhiliyah, Oman. It is famous for its ancient fort and its pottery. The town is 40 km away from Nizwa and about 200 km from Muscat the capital. The old Bahla Fort with its 12 km(seven miles) wall is the oldest fort in Oman. The fort owes its prosperityTo banu nabhan tribe who ruled Oman during that time.And is now undergoing reconstruction sponsored by UNESCO and the site is included on UNESCO's list of World Heritage site. All area rounded by the old wall is called Bahla Oasis and it is listed as an old area.Bahla pottery is famous throughout Oman, and is in great demand from tourists. A short distance beyond Bahla lies the Castle of Jabreen. This massive three-storied was built during Al Ya'ruba dynasty in the mid-17th century. It is a fine example of Islamic architecture with beautiful wooden inscriptions and paintings on the ceilings. Bahla is also famous for Black Magic.


Planning a vacation to Bahla 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. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Bahla Trip Planner

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