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1.Al Alam Palace
By M.Mutta CC3
Al Alam Palace - is the ceremonial palace of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Oman. It was built in 1972 and is completely covered with gold and blue facade. The palace is surrounded by forts and Al-Jalal al-Mirani, built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. In the basement of the palace, there is a bowling alley.
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2.Jebel Hafeet
By Philipp Weigell CC3
Jebel Akhdar is a mountain system in Oman. It is a part of the Hajjar mountain system and extends to a length of 300 km from the north-west to the southeast. The mountains are located at a distance of about 50-100 km from the Gulf of Oman. The highest point, Ash Sham (Mountain of the Sun), reaches a height of more than 3000 m. The second largest point of Oman, Jabal-Kaur, is also located in the mountains of Aldar. In the upper regions of the mountains annual precipitation reaches about 300 mm, which makes it possible to engage in agriculture. From this comes the name "Green Mountain".
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3.Fort Al-Mirani
By Fotofu CC2
Fort Al-Mirani - also known as the Western Fort, located in Muscat, the Sultanate of the capital of Oman. The original design of the fort was completed in 1587.
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4.Al Jalali Fort
By Andries Oudshoorn CC2
Al Jalali Fort - located in Muscat, Sultanate of the capital of Oman. It is considered one of the best historical and tourist attractions in Oman standing on the Gulf of Muscat.
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5.Nakhal Fort
By Andries Oudshoorn CC2
Nakhal Fort is located in Nakhal in the Al-Batin area of the Sultanate of Oman. It was built in the seventeenth century and served as the headquarters of the Ya'aruba tribe.
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6.Hajjar Mountains
By Mark Hills CC2
Hajjar Mountains - mountains on the territory of the Sultanate of Oman. The slopes of the Hajjar mountains are vertical and form canyons and cliffs up to 1000 meters high. From the sea coast deep into the mountain range go the valleys of the wadi, among which are Tivi, Shaab (from the northeast coast) and Bani Khalid (from the south), in which rivers flowing in the water during the winter. The Hajjar mountains are among the youngest on our planet. They were formed in the era of alpine orogeny (Alpine orogeny) and are layered formations of great interest for geology. At the same time, in connection with this same circumstance, these mountains are practically devoid of vegetation cover. Striking contrast with bare rocks are valleys-wadi, densely overgrown with palm trees, shrubs and marsh herbs.
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7.Wahiba Sands
Wahiba Sands is a sandy desert in the Middle East, in Oman. The region is named after the name of the Wahib tribe. The desert has a length of 180 km from north to south and 80 km from east to west, the total area is 12 500 km2. The desert began to be of scientific interest since 1986, when the expedition of the Royal Geographical Society documented the diversity of natural landscapes, flora and fauna, including 16 000 invertebrates and 200 other species of the animal world, incl. Birds. 150 species of native flora were also recorded.
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8.Jebel Akhdar
By Shahinmusthafa Shahin Olakara CC3
Jebel Hafeet is a mountain located mainly in the vicinity of Al Ain, which is located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Part of the mountain is encircled by the border with Oman, and the summit is completely within the United Arab Emirates. The famous tourist center of the region, on top of which offers an excellent view of the whole area, was built the Mercure-Hotel and radar station. At the foot of Jabal Hafit lies the "Green Mubazarrah", which is the main tourist attraction. There are many wild animals.
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9.Al Hoota Cave
By Helmut Pfau CC3
Al Hoota Cave is a cave in the north of Oman, at the foot of Jebel Shams - the highest mountain in the country. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Oman. It has a length of approximately 4.5 km, with about 500 m open to visitors. At the entrance to the cave there is a tourist center with a parking lot, a restaurant, a souvenir shop and a museum of geology.
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10.Wadi Tiwi
By Ji-Elle CC3
Wadi Tiwi - this wadi at the height of Tivi is part of Ash Sharqia region, Oman. This is a place for hikes.
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