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Festung Cacapo

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Khasab Fort is located in the northern part of Musandam Peninsula, on the south bank of the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf. It was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century. The castle has an elevated stone fort with 4 turrets, a circular tower and a bay view to control the port and bay traffic. The Hasa Castle has now become a museum and it is the main attraction of Khasab.

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  • Christina C
    Christina C
    Canada
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    A little museum in the middle of the Fort

    The Festung Cacapo  is a cone shaped round tower in the middle of the open area in the Khassab Fort. I walked up the ramp and wondered what I could see from the top but it only lead to a room that dis...

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  • Simon W
    Simon W
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    Fascinating, inexpensive and a treat for kids

    We visited Khasab Castle with our family and some visitors. It was amazing! I didn’t expect it from to have such rich history, and I did not expect the kids to take away so much. They loved seeing all...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575305862000+0800)/
  • Marcin-PL-75
    Marcin-PL-75
    Warszawa, Polska
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    Nice place to visit

    Till now I don't know what the difference is between Khasab Fort and Khasab Castle. I would like to pay your attention for beautiful, old fort Al Qala'a which is close to Bukha fort.

    Reviewed on /Date(1560569723000+0800)/
  • LordPaulie
    LordPaulie
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    Well worth a visit

    Well preserved castle. Informative historical exhibits. Stunning location. I would absolutely spend the time to visit when in Khasab

    Reviewed on /Date(1547701253000+0800)/
  • Rosario_it
    Rosario_it
    Brussels
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    One good museum inside

    Apart from visiting the castle itself, the site offer you the possibility of visiting a good museum which display something about the history of Oman and particularly this region. For example there w...

    Reviewed on /Date(1546598504000+0800)/

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