25 Oman Pictures That Will Make You Want To Travel

by David & Intan

The Middle Eastern country of Oman is getting increasingly popular with tourists lately, but I still don’t think it gets the credit it deserves. Check out these Oman pictures!

This Arab country has some incredible sights that range from historic castles to desert canyons and rocky mountains. Oman is also a very safe place to travel, with one of the lowest homicide rates in the world.

Hopefully these Oman pictures inspire you to visit too!

Wadi Ghul, the Grand Canyon of Oman

Did you know there’s a “Grand Canyon” of Oman? Here’s what it looks like.

Cliffs at Wadi Ghul, the Grand Canyon of Oman

This canyon may not be as big as the one in Arizona, but the scale is still amazing. See that tiny foot path winding along the edge of the canyon?

Old tower in the Omani countryside

The countryside of Oman is full of old castles and towers like this.

Dead fish for sale at the Nakhl-Barka fish market in Rustaq, Oman

Fish for sale at the Nakhl-Barka fish market in Rustaq.

Front keep of the An Naman Castle in Oman

An Naman Castle is a seaside fort built in the 17th century.

Palm trees and tower on a hill in Oman

This is another nameless tower I passed on a drive through the countryside.

Walls and towers of Rustaq Fort in Oman

Rustaq Fort has some pretty impressive walls and towers.

Inside the wall at Al Hazm Castle in Oman

You can walk along the inside of this wall at Al Hazm Castle.

Pottery for sale at the Nizwa souq in Oman

The souq (market) at Nizwa has a lot of interesting souvenirs.

Clay pots for sale at the Nizwa market in Oman

Clay pots for sale at the Nizwa market.

Camel crossing sign by a road in Oman

Camel X-ing! You’re likely to see some camels during your time in Oman.

Trees and walls at Al Hazm Castle in Oman

Al Hazm is another fort that was built in the 18th century. This is a great place to take Oman pictures.

Mountains and palm trees near Nakhal Fort in Oman

Oman may not be known for mountains, but it has them!

Red white and green flag of Oman

Red, white, and green. The flag of Oman is an easy one to remember.

Inside the walls at Rustaq Fort in Oman

Another interior shot from inside the walls at Rustaq Fort.

Castle keep and walls of Nakhal Fort in Oman

Nakhal Fort was probably my favorite castle/fort in Oman.

Living quarters of Nakhal Fort in Oman

This is what the living quarters look like.

Castle wall and mountains near Nakhal Fort in Oman

A view of the mountain landscapes as seen from the fort.

Mountains seen from on top the castle rooftop of Nakhal Fort in Oman

The rooftop gives you some incredible views of the surrounding area.

Desert town and palm trees in Oman

A desert town in an oasis of palm trees.

Cannon and tower on top of Nakhal Fort in Oman

The top of the fort is lined with old cannons.

Lizard climbing a wall in Oman

Desert lizard! You see lots of these in Oman.

Mountains near Al Thowarah Hot Springs in Oman

The mountains look even more incredible when you start to get up close to them.

Castle walls and boulders at Nakhal Fort in Oman

Impressive walls at Nakhal Fort, huh?

Castle doorway inside of Nakhal Fort in Oman

Walking through a mysterious looking hallway inside the castle.


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