Bahla Fort

Bahla Fort

Bahla Fort, Qal'at Bahla, is one of four historic fortresses situated at the foot of the Jebel Akhdar highlands in Oman. It was built in the 13th and 14th centuries, when the oasis of Bahla was prosperous under the control of the Banu Nebhan tribe. The fort was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

Site Information

Country: Oman

District: Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

World Heritage Site

Official Name: Bahla Fort

Date of Inscription: 1987

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