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Castles and Forts of Jabreen & Bahla


Castles and Forts of Jabreen & Bahla

From (PP)

OMR 350++ for 2 guests


Half day



Dress code

Resort casual


Castles and forts are among Oman’s most distinctive cultural landmarks. Visit the town of Jabreen, home to Jabreen Castle, built in 1670 as a beautiful palace for the Imam and his family, showcasing authentic Omani craftsmanship. This trip also takes in the sights of Bahla, renowned for its ancient UNESCO-protected Bahla Fort and handmade pottery. Folklore has it that the potters of Bahla are born with magic in their fingers. Booking in advance required, entry ticket not included.

  • Originally, Bahla Fort was built in the third millennium BC. The length of its South façade is about 112 kilometres, while its eastern façade is about 114 metres.
  • Bahla Wall was designed for defense purposes and extends over a distance of 12 kilometres with terraces and apertures for opening fire and guardhouses.
  • Jabreen Castle dates back to 1670. Its design and construction were supervised by the Al Immam BilArab bin Sultan Al Y`aribi who now rests on the left side of the castle’s main entrance. It was also a beacon of education and contains many study rooms.


Additional Information

  • Meeting Point

    Resort lobby

  • Surrounding

    Wilayat Bahla in A’Dakhiliyah Governorate

  • Food

    Light snack

  • Drinks

    Mineral water

  • Transportation

    4x4 vehicle 


Cancellation Policy: 

  • Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.