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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place for some nice fotos. The are starting to bild now hostels out of the old ruins. They are around 350 years old. A great place with a lot of history.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank saschastreule
Reviewed 11 April 2019 via mobile

Beautiful place never shall be missed out if travel to Oman The trip was adventure had wonderful time spend

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank seaanddunestours
Reviewed 1 March 2019 via mobile

We went info the village all the way up to the fortress tower. That is a somewhat exciting and a bit dangerous practice. But you get to see the houses that already collapst or about to collaps. Wear good shoes and it will be a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chrisj571
Reviewed 14 February 2019

I read about these ruins and since we were on our way to the mountains, we passed it anyway, so we quickly stopped. We almost would not have seen them though, because there are not a lot of signs (or no signs at all?) and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SabySG
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

We went from Muscat (sround 2 hours drive) the ehole fsmily. The ruins are one of the few historic spots in the interior of Oman. Conservation is not great (when we say ruins, we mean ruins) abd the interest is limited. Having saud thus, the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jose Maria M
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Really off the beaten path. This attraction requires some level of fitness to navigate through the ruins as there is a lot of climbing and scaling steep rock faces. Nice to look at, especially with the clean irrigation system flowing beneath the ruins through the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bryanisalsotan
Reviewed 6 January 2019

The ruins of Birkat al Mouz are definitely worth a short stop but be aware that you have to be very careful. The ruins are very old and the clay houses are in a very bad condition (there are holes in the ground everywhere). But...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Guy9120
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We were staying in Birkat Al Mouz so went to 1 of the ruined villages. It is a bit crazy - maybe we chose the most dilapidated but you would never be allowed wander around something like this in Europe. We scrambled up parts to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

We weren't planning on visiting here, but ended up in Nizwa on a Friday, when everything (except the castle) is closed. We decided to visit it, and are very glad we did. The ruins itself are interesting, and indeed, there is a great example of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WilMiRe
Reviewed 19 December 2018

worth a visit...houses built of clay...some are being restored. some house stores the museums depicting old vessels in the kitchen and the terraces..nice view of sate palms

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from BinoyK80 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, In fact there are two parts for the ruins - Birkat Al Mouz Ruin 1 & 2. You can see these both locations in Google maps. Ruin# 2 has the tower from where you will have the panoramic view of the ruins. Have a... More
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