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Historical Background


Sur City also is known as Oman city considered one of the most Omani ancient was introduced as the meeting point across the Indian Ocean, the Arabian sea and the Omani sea playing a vital role in forming a commercial business bridge between the Arabian Peninsula, India, South East Asia, and African continent.

Sur City port which is one of the oldest ports in the world played a very important role in forming the trade with more than one hundred and fifty sailing ships daily during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Sur City Oman | Oman City Information


Weather: 26°C, Wind NE at 18 km/h, 60% Humidity
Population: 120,000
Local time: GMT+4
Located along the coast South East of Muscat
An easy drive from Muscat to Sur = 200km via the coastal highway (2 hours)
Nizwa to Sur = 300km (3h30)


Famous Attractions and Sightseeings


It is the most easterly city in Arabia and the first one to witness the sunrise in this part of the world. Sur used to be an important shipbuilding center of vessels that crossed the oceans. This way has a number of famous ancient monuments, including Bilad Sur Castle, As Sinaysilah Castle, Al `Ayjah Castle, Fanar Ras Al Meel and Ras Al Hadd Castle. It also has a number of valleys, the most prominent being Wadi Shab and Wadi Tiwi, in addition to Ras Al Hadd where the Turtle Sanctuary at Ras Al Jinz lies.


Things to do in Sur City of Oman


-  Visit Bilad Sur Castle

-  Visit al Ayjah Fort

-  Visit Sunaysilah Fort

-  Visit the old town of Sur in Oman

-  Visit Sur, Oman City lighthouse


Pay a visit to the amazing Sur Oman city with one of our Oman tours!