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Apr 16, 2018
“You can't actually go in”
Dec 27, 2017
“A photo Opportunity not to be missed”
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

It's a shame that this remarkable Portuguese fort is only open for state affairs and not made available to the general public. It is perfectly functional with remarkable views of the bay area.

1  Thank LuisSilveiro
Reviewed 27 December 2017

A great photo from the waterfront of this beautiful natural setting of these two forts offer sweeping views of the harbour. Unfortunately they are not open to the public but offer great photo opportunities

1  Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the oldest forts in Oman that shows the historical strengh of Oman Government during old days This was the palace of the king and it was an army center You can view the great view of the fort along with view...More

2  Thank sadiq864
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The fort was closed for renovation when I visited, but a got in anyway. The renovation appears to a bit slap dash, so not sure if the fort will be as authentic as it once was, but then what did it used to look like....More

Thank Miotoni
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Saw the Fort from ground level. I was told by a local who was showing us around that it isn't open. That is a shame as it would be a nice place to visit and I'm sure the view from up there would be amazing!

Thank alimlfc
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The inside of the fort is closed to visitors now due to construction. I was told that is has been closed now for some time and will most likely not reopen to the public as it is being used for something else now. You can...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I was intrigued by the fort while visiting the bay and decided to go up for a visit. Had to do the whole tour until I finally found the way up. The stairs are a bit scary, better be careful while going up and down....More

Thank Carlamh_12
Reviewed 12 December 2015

AL Jalali Fort standing steadily and firmed at the Old Muscat City, it was another attraction and a good view for photography enthusiast and a collection for traveler like me. It was one of the oldest structure in the history of Oman. I recommend to...More

1  Thank swaytap
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Looks nice from far. Public not allowed inside which is a great shame as it would be really interesting to see the inside of a fort. Can't really understand the beauty of a building unless seen from close by and also to see the interior.

Thank UBrummyZ
Reviewed 9 April 2015

wonderfull outside looking only visitors not allowed to get in its closed to the Royal Palce Alalam,close to the main attractives in Muscat

Thank fayeq-alnatour
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