Photographs from my photowalks within the City of Sohar and nearby communities in the Sultanate of Oman are posted here on a daily basis.
22 February 2012
F is for FORT
PS107 Nizwa Fort in the A' Dakhliyah region, southwest of Sohar.
Nizwa Fort was the first Omani Fort i had visited. It is located approximately 350 km SW of Sohar. The fort was considered to be one of the biggest fort in the Arabian Peninsula having an exterior diameter of its circular structure of 48 m and over 36 m high. The fort has doors that are inches deep and above it has holes through which boiling oil could be poured over the marauding enemies.
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