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Jabrin Fort

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Address: A'Dakhiliyah Region, Jabrin 612, Oman
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Strategic castle with panoramic views and audio guides

Lots to see over 3 floors, the route through was well laid out. This fort had audio guides, which were mainly informative. Some sounded as though they had been recorded in a cafe... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Alf B
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see over 3 floors, the route through was well laid out. This fort had audio guides, which were mainly informative. Some sounded as though they had been recorded in a cafe though and were hard to hear. Still big improvement on the info. available at other sites.

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Shenley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have visited the forts of Nizwa and Bahia drive on for another 15 mintes and you will arrive at the Jabrin Fort, which is the smallest of the three but the most interesting with holes for prisoners and a courtroom plus labelled rooms for everything else including a bathroom. My favourite of the three forts.

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Nizwa, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nice place, can spend about 1.5 hours. Perfectly maintained. They also provide a audio guide. You can press the corresponding numbers to hear the details about each place.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Unfortunately, it was Friday, and I arrived too late to see the inside of the fort, but it looked very impressive externally, and has been well restored.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. We arrived at 8:30am and had the place pretty much to ourselves (probably because it technically opens at 9am - 9am-4pm daily except Fridays, 8-11am). Entry is 500 baisa, plus 1 rial for an audio guide (we didn't take one, but it looked extensive, and there's only a small amount of printed information as you go... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place is actually a castle and there are mutliple rooms and areas which provide you an insight into Oman's historical pst.....

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

On 17 January 2017, and while it was clearly written on the door the castle closed at 4pm, I could enter it at that precise hour and visit it slowly with the much instructive and lively audioguide. Heavily restored, the fort includes a set of really pretty rooms still adorned with pots, vases, cushions, most of them coming with somptuous... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Jabrin fort was one among 3 we visited (Bahla and Nizwa). I think it is better to choose one and not to spend time to all three because there are look alike. I would say that Bahla was the most impressive. However, Jabrin is also well maintained if you are in to forts and castles.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This beautifully restored fort has so much to see. The audio guides are very well done and it does not matter in which order you follow the numbers, Don't miss the horse's private 1st floor room and the access to that room by the transformed staircase, The madrassah school at the top presents the best of views. The date chambers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Visited several forts on my trip through Oman (incl Nakhal, Bahla, Nizwa). Liked them all, but this one was by far the one that most impressed me, especially because of the interior design. The atmosphere inside the fort is amazing.

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