Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

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  • Address: Nizwa, Oman
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Family And Kids, Architecture

Meaning ‘a pool of bananas’ in Arabic, Birkat Al Mouz is a historical site in Nizwa. Located on the way from Nizwa to Muscat, this uninhibited, abandoned village is a good reminder of Nizwa’s old days. Great for a photo-op and to explore on foot, this place is full of date, banana orchards and mud, brick houses that are mostly falling apart. Visit this place to get an idea of rural life in Nizwa.The houses are in ruins but their salient features, like the windows and ventilation system, are clearly visible. It is a reminder of the fact that ancient Omani architecture excelled in comfortable living despite the land's harsh climate.

Birkat Al Mouz Ruins Travel Tips

  • Located 2 kms from the base of Jebel Akdhar.

How to Reach Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

  • Hire a taxi or rent a car.

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  • Birkat Al Mouz Ruins Address: Nizwa, Oman
  • Birkat Al Mouz Ruins Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Birkat Al Mouz Ruins(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Birkat Al Mouz Ruins: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 38.03% of people who visit Nizwa include Birkat Al Mouz Ruins in their plan

  • 36.67% of people start their Birkat Al Mouz Ruins visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

Monday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

People normally club together Tanuf Ruins and Jebel Akhdar while planning their visit to Birkat Al Mouz Ruins.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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