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Birkat Al Mouz

2 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Liked by 1
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 2 km from the foot of Mount Akadar, Nizwa

What people are saying:

It’s been a week since the villages full of history and special water came to Oman. I came to this place because I really like the culture of similar Arab countries, and one of the seemingly inconspicuous places impressed me, that is Nepal. Bicamaz of Zwa. Feel the ancient way of taking water. When I came to Bicamaz, I had to say that it was really chronological. The whole village gave me a very simple folk customs, and people were very enthusiastic, because this place is not particularly well-known. , So the surrounding tourists are very rare, almost all of them are locals, and the locals do not exclude foreigners like me, I feel quite good. One of the most famous is the canal here. I followed the footsteps of the villagers and saw with my own eyes how they used the most ancient ways to complete water fetching and irrigation. I thought it was very interesting and I learned and practiced it myself, which made me grow. Special insights and learned a lot. I have forgotten the existence of time to be able to watch and participate in such a culture, and it still makes me unforgettable after returning. At the end, the traffic in Xiao Amway is quite convenient, it is suitable to feel it with the mentality of learning experience! The whole village is especially quiet for thinking about life!

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  • Hollandfootball

    Worth a stop

    Parking nearby is difficult so in the shopstreet is enough space . We were lucky the that a local want to show us the ruin free of charge. Scenic view. For the whole area, go on time because of the h...

    Reviewed on /Date(1596525119000+0800)/
  • Dragos68

    If you are around, it is worth to see it.

    It is a sad feeling to see all these houses but this makes also Oman. They leave the old ones and build new ones next to it. Here was a big town. Bayt al Ridaydah Castle is closed until further no...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584328164000+0800)/
  • pbhPlymouth


    These lovely old buildings are slowly being renovated into a tourist hot spot which will eventually spoil the original village. Currently it is lovely to explore the winding streets and imagine how li...

    Reviewed on /Date(1584044598000+0800)/
  • Chris P
    Chris P
    Farnham Common, United Kingdom

    How it used to be

    An interesting 30 minute walk around the old, mud brick village. Most of it is in ruins, but renovation of one or two buildings is already underway, and more are planned. Well worth a visit

    Reviewed on /Date(1580081343000+0800)/
  • donaxrd
    Sydney, New South Wales

    Charming authentic town not far from Nizwa. Hone to University of Nizwa

    Take time to walk through the falaj area of Birkat Al Mouz to see how the Omanis have managed living in a dry climate. Wander through the streets and get a feel for this beautiful and generous countr...

    Reviewed on /Date(1577958672000+0800)/

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