Best Things To Do in Nizwa, Oman

Whether you're visiting Nizwa for a few days or are a localite, Nizwa is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Nizwa. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Nizwa. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Nizwa. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Nizwa keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Nizwa listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Nizwa which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Nizwa will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Nizwa recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Nizwa

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Nizwa that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 729 itineraries
    Nizwa Fort

    Tags: Mosque, Outdoors, Landmark, View Point

    Address: Nizwa Fort, Nizwa, Oman

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Nizwa fort is the crowning jewel of Nizwa. It was built in the 17th century and stands tall and proud even today. This fort is unique among other forts in Oman due to the cylindrical shape of its ...Read more

  2. #2 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 669 itineraries
    Wadi Ghul

    Tags: Outdoors, Geological Formation, View Point, Hiking Trail

    Address: Wadi Ghul, Oman

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Breathtaking views await you at Wadi Gul-Oman’s Grand Canyon! Drive down to the place and you will be surprised to see the magic that nature has in store at this majestic canyon. Step out from t...Read more

  3. #3 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 610 itineraries
    Jebel Akhdar

    Tags: Geological Formation, Garden, Nature

    Address: Jebel Akhdar, Oman

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Jebel Akhdar or the ‘Fruit bowl of Oman’ as it is fondly known is an area that encompasses the Saiq plateau. It is known for its prized fruits like pomegranate, apricots. The orchrds and g...Read more

  4. #4 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 429 itineraries
    Bahla Fort

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Oasis of Bahla, Nizwa, Oman

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    After a tediously long but meticulous restoration, Bahla fort re-opened for visitors in all its glory. With a number of nooks and crannies waiting to be discovered, a visit to the fort is sure to be a...Read more

  5. #5 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 628 itineraries
    Misfat Al Abreyeen

    Tags: Outdoors, Village, Historical Site, Hill

    Address: Wilayt Al Hamra, A'Dakhiliyah Region, Oman

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Misfat Al Aberyeen is a small but pretty village on top of a mountain. The homes of its inhabitants are at the top of the mountain and their farms are on the slope. Its decorated houses standing side ...Read more

  6. #6 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 155 itineraries
    Nizwa Souq

    Tags: Flea Market, Market, Street Market

    Address: Nizwa, Oman

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Nizwa souq will intoxicate you with its smells and sights. With its multicolored delights and electric atmosphere, a visit to the souk will remain embedded in your senses forever. Take back home s...Read more

  7. #7 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 114 itineraries
    Wahiba Sands

    Tags: Outdoors, Camp, Desert Safari, Adventure

    Address: Wahiba Sands, Ash Sharqiyah, Oman

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Wahiba Sands is a stretch of gorgeous golden sands and majestic dunes that make for a good adventurous day out. One can also choose to witness the camel races of the tribe living in Wahiba. A 4x4 driv...Read more

  8. #8 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 459 itineraries
    Al Hoota Cave

    Tags: Cave, Lake

    Address: Al Hoota Caves Access Road, Rwadah-Hamra Road, Western Hajar, Oman

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Al Hoota Cave is located in Al Hamra. Al Hoota Cave Oman contains a rich ecosystem that includes four lakes, three are small northern lake and the other one is the central lake. The undergro...Read more

  9. #9 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 594 itineraries
    Tanuf Ruins

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Tanuj village, Oman

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located about 20 km for Nizwa, these ruins are reminiscent of a thriving old town that was bombed by the British in 1954. Read up before you go because otherwise it’s difficult to relate to the ...Read more

  10. #10 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 295 itineraries
    Jabrin Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Jabrin, Oman

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    An extensive restoration project has made sure that Jabrin castle retains its glorious personality. It is well equipped with audio guides that explain the history and interiors of the fort. You are su...Read more

  11. #11 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 433 itineraries
    Nizwa Fort Coffee House

    Tags: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Coffee House

    Address: Near Nizwa Fort, Nizwa, Oman

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Sample some delicious Omani coffee served with halva and date at this humble but popular coffee house. It also serves some lipsmacking wraps and is air conditioned to provide a respite from the heat. ...Read more

  12. #12 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 351 itineraries
    Birkat Al Mouz Ruins

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Architecture

    Address: Nizwa, Oman

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 Nizw...Read more

  13. #13 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 385 itineraries
    Al Zuhly Restaurant

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Nizwa, Oman

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Details

    Located close to the bustling Nizwasouq, Al Zuhly restaurant boasts of the best views of Nizwa’s technicoloured life. Great for takeaway or even a quick bite in the car, this place offers delect...Read more

  14. #14 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 65 itineraries
    Al Ains Beehive Tombs

    Tags: Archaeological Site

    Address: Al Dhahira region, Oman

    If you enjoy the history of mankind and love to watch an archaeological site, Al Ain’s Beehive Tombs is the preferred place to you. You will find that this place has some stunning view...Read more

  15. #15 of 22 Things To Do in Nizwa
    - Used in 203 itineraries
    Nizwa Fort Gate

    Tags: Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Nizwa, Oman

    Built in the 1650’s, the Nizwa Fort Gate is the main entrance to the fort. The second Ya’rubi Imam; Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'rubi started its construction. People believe that the underl...Read more

Activities And Tours

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