Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Nizwa

Nizwa is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Nizwa one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Nizwa is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Nizwa or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Nizwa. Explore the historical monuments of Nizwa with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Nizwa guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Nizwa page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Nizwa with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Nizwa Fort

    #1 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    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. Bahla Fort

    #2 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    Bahla Fort

    Tags: Outdoors, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    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

  3. Misfat Al Abreyeen

    #3 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    Misfat Al Abreyeen

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Village, Historical Site

    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

  4. Tanuf Ruins

    #4 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    Tanuf Ruins

    Tags: Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Tourist Center, 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

  5. Jabrin Castle

    #5 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    Jabrin Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    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

  6. Al Ains Beehive Tombs

    #6 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    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

  7. Nizwa Fort Gate

    #7 of 7 Historical Places in Nizwa
    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

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