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Nizwa Destination Guide

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Nizwa in the region of Ad Dākhilīyah with it's 72,076 inhabitants is a place in Oman - some 82 mi (or 132 km) South-West of Muscat, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Nizwa is now 04:13 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Muscat" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sur, Al Sohar, Shurayjah, Sayq, Misfah or Abu Dhabi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wasit, Taymissah, Shurayjat, Rakhbah, Nizwa and Firq. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Amazing Oman Muscat Nizwa Bahla Fort ...

14:29 min ( May 03, 2012 by shirandesilva68)
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Nizwa is a city in inland Oman 172 km east of Muscat. Some years ago it was a hotbed of insurrection in Oman, but today it is Oman's second most popular tourist destination. Much of Arabia's handicraf...

Oman Nizwa Animal market by vandorboy...

00:22 min ( November 17, 2012 by Gabor Cs)
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In Oman a must see attraction is the Nizwa animal market. Interesting to see as the animals (products) walking around (among) the buyers.. many people in traditional clothes

Bahla Fort - Nizwa Oman

02:16 min ( December 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 522 - Rating: 0/5 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Bahla Fort Nizwa The ruins of an immense fort 165 feet high above the walled oasis village. Read more at: ...

Nizwa Oman and surroundings traveler ph...

02:38 min ( November 18, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 564 - Rating: 0/5 - Tour of Nizwa, Oman created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Nizwa by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Nizwa, Oman Ph...

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Interesting facts about this location

Oman proper

Oman proper refers a historical area within the present-day Sultanate of Oman. It lay inland from Muscat beyond the Jebel Akhdar (Green Mountains) and was centered on the city of Nizwa in the area of the current region of Ad Dakhiliyah. Along with Muscat and Dhofar, it was a constituent part of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman but with the 1970 palace coup, the term Oman alone was applied to the entire country.

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Located at 22.93, 57.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Oman, History of Oman


Nizwa is the largest city in the Ad Dakhiliyah Region in Oman and was the capital of Oman proper. Nizwa is about 140 km (1.5 hours) from Muscat. The population is estimated at around 70,000 people including the two areas of Burkat Al Mooz and Al Jabel Al Akhdar. Nizwa is one of the oldest cities in Oman and it was once a center of trade, religion, education and art. Its Jama (grand mosque) was formerly a center for Islamic learning.

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Located at 22.93, 57.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate, Nizwa, Populated places in Oman

Manah, Oman

Manah is a town in the region Ad Dakhiliyah, in northeastern Oman.

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Located at 22.93, 57.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate, Populated places in Oman


Musaifiyah is a village located on Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar (the Green Mountain) in Oman. It is located to the north of the City of Nezwa.

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Located at 22.93, 57.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Oman

Jebel Akhdar (Oman)

For the Jebel Akhdar region of Libya, see Jebel Akhdar, Libya. The Jebel Akhdar, Jabal Akhdar or Al Jabal Al Akhdar, is part of the Al Hajar Mountains range in Oman, which extends about 300 km (186 mi) northwest to southeast, between 50–100 km (31-62 mi) inland from the Gulf of Oman coast. It is one of Oman’s most spectacular areas. The highest point, Jabal Shams (the mountain of the sun), is around 3,000 metres (around 9,800 feet) high.

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Located at 22.93, 57.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Mountain ranges of Asia, Mountains of Oman