Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula - Oman (Chapter)
This is the Oman chapter from Lonely Planet's Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula guidebook.
With its rich heritage, embracing society and an abundance of natural beauty - spectacular mountains, wind-blown deserts and a pristine coastline - Oman is ideal for those seeking out the modern face of Arabia while wanting still to sense its ancient soul.
- haggle with local carpet sellers on Jebel Shams on a precipice above Wadi Ghul
- survey the flat panorama of the Batinah region from the battlements of Nakhal Fort
- visit Bahla Fort, a Unesco World Heritage Site that's undergone two decades of restoration
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Muscat, Seeb, Bandar Jissah, Yitti, Wadi Mayh, Bandar Khayran, Al-Seifa, Qurayat, Mazara, Sur & the Eastern Coast, Ayjah, Sinkhole Park (Hawiyat Najm Park), Mountain Road to Jaylah, Wadi Shab, Tiwi, Wadi Tiwi, Qalhat, Ras al-Jinz, Ras al-Hadd, Al-Ashkarah, Al-Ashkarah to Shana'a Road, Jalan Bani Bu Hassan, Jalan Bani Bu Ali, Al-Kamil, Wadi Bani Khalid, Jaylah, Wadi Khabbah, Wadi Tayein, Al-Mintirib, Sharqiya (Wahiba) Sands, Ibra, Sinaw, Masirah, Nizwa & around, Mountain Road via Hatt & Wadi Bani Awf, Birkat Al-Mawz, Jebel Akhdar, Jebel Shams, Bahla, Jabrin, Bat, Al-Ayn, Ibri, Buraimi, Sohar, Batinah Plain, Nakhal, Wadi Bani Awf, Rustaq, Wadi Hoqain, Barka, Sawadi, Damanayat Islands, the Musandam Peninsula, Khasab, Khasab-Tibat Road, the Musandam Khors, Jebel Harim, Rawdah Bowl, Dhofar, Salalah & around, Ubar, Duqm, Hayma, Jaaluni, Oman Today, History, People & Society, Religion, Arts, Environment, Food & Drink and Survival Guide.
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