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Very informative. Go into the information centre first as there is a short film (available in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manama, Bahrain
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With 48 hours to spend in Salalah and sumhurum old city was one of the places to visit in my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deepee K
Muscat, Oman
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49 Sumhuram Street, Salalah 211, Oman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative. Go into the information centre first as there is a short film (available in different languages) explaining all about the Old City - this helps to identify the areas when walking around.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With 48 hours to spend in Salalah and sumhurum old city was one of the places to visit in my itinerary. Around 20 minutes from the rotana where we were staying , this site is filled with history. They charge an entry fee of RO2...More

Thank Deepee K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We appreciated being able to explore at our own pace. There is a visitor centre next door, where you can read up about the city and watch a video (but we couldn't find an English version of the video), and then wander about the old...More

Thank roosterza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sumhuram old city is good to see, but if you are not interested in archeology and visiting unesco protected site, you can skip this place.

Thank Saibhuvi b
Reviewed 10 August 2018

its will be nice to visit while you are in Dhofar. the best time is wither in the Khareef Season or in Winter

Thank Sea Eagles T
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Last week we visited this site in Salalah, still the work is going on, the place maintent with good class. From the site the Arabian sew view is very beautifull. Near the site a musiam is there. Well arranged. Minus point there is no guide...More

Thank srinivasan c
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The location of the site is very beautiful. I would suggest visit this place 1 hour before sunset, so you will enjoy a beautiful sunset from here and see how the place looked in sunlight and darkness. It is extremely interesting to see how these...More

Thank Shamina L
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I had visited this place once, there is building remain of old port they used to keep and send the frankinsence. the Museum was not really big but it is interesting that we found the history of this port and some old things. There was...More

Thank EnChanters036
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Khor Rori was in its glory from 3rd century BC to the 5th century AD. It was an extremely important pre-Islamic settlement. It was originally situated on the water with very steep and torturous way to a set of gates. This was an important and...More

1  Thank cjkines1
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's worth to visit and to see to understand the connection of the old remains of this place.....you have to pay to get into see and across to to it there is beautiful white beach....we spent an hr there relaxing. you need almost 02 to...More

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