"More of a Palace, less of a Fort" Nakhl by DSwede

Nakhl Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 52 photos

Located about an hour west of Muscat in the Jebel Akhdar Mountains, Nakhal is home to one of the most impressive forts of Oman.

It is built on top of the bedrock's boulders, as they climb their way out of the otherwise flat valley floor. It is

For more thoughts on my time in passing through, feel free to visit my Oman page.

(for more pictures, feel free to visit my Oman Gallery. If you enjoy the pictures, please leave a comment.)

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Relatively accessible since its just north of Muscat.
  • Cons:Aside from the fort and museum, not much more to do
  • In a nutshell:More of a Palace, less of a Fort
  • Intro Updated Apr 4, 2011
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