Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula - Oman (PDF Chapter)
This is the Oman chapter from Lonely Planet’s Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula guidebook.
With an abundance of natural beauty, from spectacular mountains and wind-blown deserts to a long coastline, Oman is the obvious choice for those intrigued by the modern face of Arabia, while still wanting to sense its ancient soul.
- haggle with carpet sellers on a precipice above Wadi Ghul at Jebel Shams
- survey the flat panorama of the Batinah region from the battlements of Nakhal Fort
- ramble around the battlements of Unesco World Heritage Site Bahla Fort
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Muscat & Around, Seeb, Bandar Jissah, Jebel Seifa, Qurayat, Mazara, Eastern Coast, Tiwi, Sur, Ayjah, Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve, Ras Al Hadd, Al Ashkharah, Shana’a, Masirah Island, Jalan Bani Bu Ali, Selma Plateau, Al Kamil, Al Mintirib, Al Wasil, Ibra, Hajar Mountains, Nizwa, Birkat Al Mawz, Jebel Akhdar, Tanuf, Sharfat Al Alamayn, Al Hamra, Misfat Al Abriyyin, Jebel Shams, Bahla & Jabreen, Al Ayn, Ibri, Buraimi, Batinah Plain, Sohar, Nakhal, Wakan, Al Awabi, Rustaq, Mussanah, Barka, Al Sawadi, Musandam, Khasab, The Khors, Jebel Harim, Western Coast, Dhofar, Salalah, Eastern Salalah Plain, Jebel Samhan, Mirbat, Hasik, Western Salalah Plain, Shisr, Al Hashman, Al Wusta, Haima, Duqm, Understand Oman, Oman Today, History, People & Society, Religion, Arts, Environment, Food & Drink, Sur-vival Guide.
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