Al Jalali Fort

Al Jalali Fort

Al-Jalali Fort, or Ash Sharqiya Fort, is a fort in the harbor of the old city of Muscat, Oman. The fort was built by the Portuguese in the 1580s to protect the harbor after Muscat had twice been sacked by Ottoman forces. It fell to Omani forces in 1650.

Site Information

Country: Oman

District: Muscat Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Portuguese

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Portuguese & Islamic Monuments

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