Oman is a country decorated with countless numbers of ancient forts and castles that each possesses fascinating tales of yesteryear. Bilad Sur Castle is one such fortress that stands proudly in the centre of the Bilad Sur Plain. If you plan on heading over to the castle, look for the best Oman hotels in the area. Sur Plaza Hotel which is a famed hotel Sur Oman has to offer will provide ample space for you to delve into a chapter of Omani history.
Believed to have been constructed 1800 AD with an objective of warding off neighbouring enemy tribes, the castle consists of 4 towers such as the As Souq, Jalan, Al Khandaq and an extraordinary fourth one that has two storeys. Plan an excursion to the castle that will lead you to an endless stretch of date palm plantations before arriving at its beautiful courtyard.
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