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Hier finden Sie einige der größten Attraktionen von Oman

Al Dakhiliyah, was so viel bedeutet wie „das Innere“, erstreckt sich über einen Teil der Al Hajar-Gebirgskette sowie die acht Bezirke Adam, Al Hamra, Bahla, Bidbid, Izki, Manah, Nizwa und Samail.

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Es ist eine Region, in der einige der wichtigsten Attraktionen Omans zu finden sind, darunter der höchste Berg des Sultanats – der Jebel Shams – und das Bergplateau Jebel Akhdar, das für seine üppig grünen Terrassenfelder mit Rosen, Granatäpfeln und anderen Früchten bekannt ist.

Im Al Hajar-Gebirge befinden sich zudem die Al Hoota-Höhle, ein weitverzweigtes Höhlensystem, das Schätzungen zufolge mehr als zwei Millionen Jahre alt ist und mit zahlreichen Stalaktiten und Stalagmiten beeindruckt.

Zahlreiche alte Burgen und Festungen in der Region sind wunderschön restauriert und stehen Besuchern offen, darunter das UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe Fort Bahla oder die berühmte Festung von Nizwa, die von einem quirligen Souk umgeben ist.

Sehenswürdigkeiten im A’Dakhiliyah

Sehenswürdigkeiten im A’Dakhiliyah

Aktivitäten im A’Dakhiliyah

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Museums

Oman has a number of museums, primarily in the capital area, that is focused on promoting culture, science, and heritage.

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Geology

Looking back on a geological history spanning across millions of years, Oman is one of the few places that carries its unique geological heritage on the open. Attractions such as Jebel Shams, or the Ophiolite rocks surrounding Muttrah Corniche, were once at the bottom of the ocean.

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Unesco World Heritage Sites

Oman currently has five UNESCO World Heritage Sites, all of which deserve to be visited first-hand.

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Wadis

Wadis are dry riverbeds or small valleys. Some have stunning water pools, fed by natural springs, and a backdrop of rugged mountains. Others are framed by date and fruit plantations that to this day are tended by locals using traditional falaj or waterways.

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Caves

Oman has a large number of natural caves, varying in size and accessibility. Nevertheless, they are popular tourist destinations, sporting impressive formations such stalactites and stalagmites.

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Caving

Home to the second largest cave chamber in the world (Majlis Al Jinn on the Salmah Plateau) and numerous others, the Sultanate has plenty of caves to explore.

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Camping

From the white pebble sand beaches of Fins and Sur, to rocky outcrops above the clouds on Jebel Samham in Dhofar, Oman has hundreds of stunning camping locations for visitors to choose from.

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Souqs & Shopping

From aromatic Frankincense to traditional clothing and silver works, Oman’s souqs provide an atmospheric shopping experience that is uniquely Omani. Most larger settlements in Oman have their own souq, the most famous being Muttrah Souq, situated on the Old Muscat waterfront and selling everything from clothes, to silver, spices, Frankincense and more.

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Paragliding

Paragliding is a newer addition to Oman’s rapidly growing adventure tourism scene, adding to an already impressive suite of outdoor pursuits in the country. Several tour companies offer beginner, intermediate, and pilot courses for anyone interested.

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Heritage & Crafts

Oman has always placed great importance on the preservation of its heritage and traditional craftsmanship. Handed down through generations, craftwork is still practiced according to old traditions and with a modern twist by Omani artisans across the Sultanate.

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Arts & Entertainment

Oman is a country that remains true to its roots, striking a successful balance between traditional and modern arts and entertainment. This unique blend helps cater to the entertainment needs of visitors whilst still preserving the country’s alluring Arabian charm.

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Deserts

The interior of Oman is the gateway to one of the largest sand deserts in the world – the famous Empty Quarter or Rub Al Khali. Covering a large area of the Arabian Peninsula, this unique ecosystem is covered by sand dunes up to 250 metres in heights in certain areas, and salty planes in others.

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Mountains

Mountains take up a large part of Oman’s landscape, varying greatly in appearance vegetation. Often times they feature stunning wadis, cut into the mountains through time and crossable only by 4×4.

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Mountain Biking & Cycling

Cycling and mountain biking has risen in popularity in the Sultanate, with both amateur and professional cyclists appreciating the country for its stunning diverse landscapes and the new challenge that riding in Oman presents.

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Forts & Other Attractions

In centuries past, Oman’s forts held enemy forces at bay. Today, these historic structures welcome guests with impressive facades that continue to stand proud and have become a living testament to the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the period.

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Wildlife Watching

If you have ever witnessed endangered Green Turtle babies hatch and try to make their way to the water, you will know what a special experience it is. Oman remains dedicated to enabling these kind of wildlife encounters while protecting the animals.

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Dining

Whether it is tasty street food or fine dining, visitors to Oman will find a wide range of options to suit all tastes. From contemporary restaurants serving all types of international cuisine in hotels, resorts, malls and commercial areas, to the casual shawarma eateries and coffee shops, the possibilities are endless.

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