Off the beaten path: Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is the land of the wild Frankincense trees and the women-only markets, is known for its Arab horses breeding and historic forts. There are many places to see for the off the beaten path travelers, like weird and mysterious ancient burial sites, stunning rugged mountains, huge Wahiba desert dunes, beaches where they breed sea turtles, the oldest souq in the world, and many more.

The beehive tombs of Bat Necropolis, Oman

The Bat necropolis in Oman has not been fully excavated yet, and little is known about the culture that constructed it, however, this is the largest found necropolis from 3BC.

Muttrah Souq

Muttrah souq in Muscat, Oman, is said to be the oldest markets in the Gulf and in the Arab world. It is a labyrinth filled with incense, jewelery, crafts, sweets and exotic artefacts. Getting lost…
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