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We Love Oman: Islamic Architecture of Mirbat Castle


Mirbat Castle is a popular tourist attraction for people visiting Oman. Mirbat is located less than an hour’s drive from Salalah, it is a famous tourist attraction for its fascinating archaeological sites such as Mirbat Castle. The castle is distinguished by its Omani architectural style. While Mirbat Castle and its ancient complex are notable for Islamic architecture, tourists can also find the tombs and tombs of scholars here.

“East of Salalah, the coastal town of Mirbat was once the capital of Dhofar, trading in frankincense and Arabian horses,” according to the tourism ministry.
“One of the fort’s facilities has been assigned as an office for the fort’s management and staff who monitor it and arrange visits. They also inform visitors about the history of the fort and its facilities, as well as the distribution of publications on the tourist attractions of the Wilayat of Mirbat in particular and the Governorate of Dhofar in general.

It receives many visitors, especially schoolchildren and tourists from most countries of the world. It hosts many heritage events, such as poetry readings and folk festivals, in addition to national holidays, celebrations and other occasions.