We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ras al Hadd Castle

Sur, Oman
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Not a lot to see

Took the 10-minute detour to visit this sleepy-looking village. Didn't seem like a lot to see, so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rob A
,
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Small but interesting fort

This is a small fort but free to enter. We were just driving past so decided to go in. Ended up... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Brunei110
,
New Providence Island
Read all 29 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Not a lot to see”
31 Mar 2017
“Small but interesting fort”
LOCATION
Sur, Oman
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (29)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the 10-minute detour to visit this sleepy-looking village. Didn't seem like a lot to see, so moved on.

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is a small fort but free to enter. We were just driving past so decided to go in. Ended up having a great chat with a nice older local. Well worth a short stop.

Thank Brunei110
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was one of the smallest castles we have visited, mainly it has a yard with a wall. No entrance fee. You need 5 minutes to visit it, but there is no harm if you skip it.

Thank MatjazZ1
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Decent castle to see. But once is always a curiosity. Next time may not be attractive enough. We went and enjoyed Sur thoroughly. But would not rate a castle very high on priority.

Thank Nishant B
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Nice Castle, well preserved. The guide Rashid was very friendly. We expend around 45 minutes during our visit.

Thank Benito M
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Worth stopping at this small castle on your way to Sur coming from the south. The castle has only a couple of rooms with coffee pots, cooking utensils and guns. There is a large central courtyard with a well. You can visit the towers and...More

Thank Retiredinantalya
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Great place to experience history. The castle is in great shape. Allthough there are not many rooms you can visit that have authentic interior, the building and its location give you a sense of how it must have been in the old days. Next to...More

1  Thank oppad
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the castle. It is beautiful. The views from the top of the castle are wonderful but it was so so warm!! Being from England we struggled! But it was worth it

Thank JTT201616
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Fort is a great stopover near Ras Al Jins. Has a number of antique items - coffee pots, cooking pots etc. The guide on duty was friendly and despite some language barriers, tried to help explain a few things. The fort itself is well signposted,...More

Thank NZandworld
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Compared to Bahla or Jibreen castles, this old fort isn't much to look at, but it's interesting enough and has a pleasant Beau Geste feel to it. The toilets are astonishingly clean, quite amazingly so.

Thank MugsVern
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ras al Hadd Castle staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit