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  • Bahla and Jabreen
  • Bahla and Jabreen
  • Bahla and Jabreen
  • Bahla and Jabreen
  • Bahla and Jabreen


Bahla and Jabreen

The small town of Bahla dominated by a disproportionately large fort is located on the edge of a flat plain, just where the foothills of the Hajar Mountains runs into the dust of the desert.

But what does Bahla mean to the locals?  Historians will speak about the fort,  expats who frequent the town will name the potteries, but any Omani who does not reside in the town will respond with ‘jinn’, devilishly spirits blamed for all sorts of evil-eye activities, but unless you understand Arabic, you will not comprehend how they form part and parcel of the country's oral folklore.


Bahla and Jabreen Hotels

$$$ Golden Tulip Bahla and Jabreen

The 4-star Golden Tulip Nizwa Hotel is a deluxe property built in the charming traditional Omani style architecture. The hotel is surrounded by rugged Hajar Mountain ranges and is ideally located for...

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