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Nizwa Destination Guide

Explore Nizwa in Oman

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

Interactive map of Nizwa

Time in Nizwa is now 02:35 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Muscat " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Sur, Al Sohar, Shurayjah, Sayq, and Misfah. Since you are here already, consider visiting Sur . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Nizwa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


The fort of Niwza / نزوى‎ (Oman / سلطنة عمان)

2:13 min by valpard
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من ويكيبيديا، الموسوعة الحرة ولاية نزوى تقع في المنطقة الداخلية من سلطنة عمان وتعتبر المركز الإقليمي للمنطقة وتبعد عن مدينة مسقط العاصمة بنحو 164 كيلومترا. كانت... ..

Nizwa cattle market

0:26 min by x3oe
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Beautiful and traditional cattle market. Just wait and the cattle will be walked along. ..

Oase Nizwa Oman

6:59 min by hobrandy
Views: 2005 Rating: 5.00

Nizwa und Umgebung. Jebel Akdhar, Beni Habib, Saiq-Plateau, Jebel Shams, Misfah, Wadi Ghul, Al Hamra, ..

Nizwa, Oman and surroundings traveler photos - TripAdvisor TripWow

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Views: 564 Rating: 0.00 - 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 ..

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Interesting facts about this location


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./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate, Nizwa, Populated places in Oman

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./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Geography of Oman, History of Oman

Nizwa Fort

The Nizwa Fort is a massive castle in Nizwa, Oman. It was built in the 1650s by the second Ya’rubi Imam; Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'rubi, although its underlying structure goes back to the 12th Century. It is Oman's most visited national monument. The fort was the administrative seat of authority for the presiding Imams and Walis in times of peace and conflict. The main bulk of the fort took about 12 years to complete and was built above an underground stream.

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Located at 22.93 57.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Forts in Oman, Nizwa

Nizwa Sports Complex

Nizwa Sports Complex is a multi-use stadium in Nizwa, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Al-Nahda of the Omani League. The stadium has a capacity of 10,000 spectators.

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Located at 22.90 57.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Football venues in Oman

Birkat Al-Mawz

Birkat Al-Mawz is a village in the Ad Dakhiliyah Region of Oman. It is located at the entrance of Wadi al-Muaydin on southern rim of Jebel Akhdar and home to a restored fort called Bait al Redidah. A road and a walking route through Wadi al-Muaydin up to the Saiq Plateau start from here.

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Located at 22.91 57.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Oman

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Nizwa