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Oman's social legacy incorporates frankincense trees, water system channels, posts, and the old Bat settlements. The Aflaj Irrigation Systems and the Bahla Fort is a special outfit of the impact of a first class individual that overwhelmed Central Omani by building up an exchange capital. There is an archeological complex site that has figured out how to hold the greater part of the necropolises and settlements tracing all the way back to the third thousand years BC. The Frankincense Trees and Spice Trade Heritage outline the Silk Road shipping lanes in subtleties all the more particularly frankincense exchanges along the shore of Oman.

World Heritage sites of Oman 

Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman (2006) 

The property incorporates five aflaj water system frameworks and is illustrative of approximately 3,000 such frameworks still being used in Oman. The beginnings of this arrangement of water systems might trace all the way back to AD 500, yet archeological proof proposes that water system frameworks existed in this amazingly parched region as ahead of schedule as 2500 BC. Utilizing gravity, water is diverted from underground sources or springs to help agribusiness and homegrown use. The reasonable and compelling administration and sharing of water in towns and towns is as yet supported by common reliance and public qualities and directed by cosmic perceptions. Various lookouts worked to guard the water frameworks and structure some portion of the site mirroring the noteworthy reliance of networks on the aflaj framework. Compromised by falling levels of the underground water table, the aflaj addresses an outstandingly very protected type of land use. 


Archeological Sites of Bat

The Al Khutm and Al Ayn (1988) site in Oman, The protohistoric site of Bat lies almost like a palm forest in the interior of the Sultanate of Oman. Along with the adjoining locales, it shapes the most over the top total assortment of settlements and necropolises from the third thousand years B.C. on the planet. 

Bahla Fort (1987) 

The desert garden of Bahla owes its success to the Banu Nebhan, the predominant clan nearby from the twelfth to the furthest limit of the fifteenth century. The remnants of the massive post, with its dividers and pinnacles of unbaked block and its stone establishments, is a surprising illustration of this sort of stronghold and bears witness to the force of the Banu Nebhan. 

Place where there is Frankincense (2000) 

The frankincense trees of Wadi Dawkah and the remaining parts of the parade desert spring of Shisr/Wubar and the subsidiary ports of Khor Rori and Al Baleed strikingly outline the exchange frankincense that thrived around here for a long time, as perhaps the main exchanging activity of the old and archaic world. The gathering of archeological destinations in Oman address the creation and dissemination of frankincense, quite possibly the main extravagance item of exchange in the Old World in olden times. The Oasis of Shishir and the entrepots of Khor Rori and Al Balid are extraordinary instances of archaic invigorated settlements in the Persian Gulf district.


Old City of Qalhat 

The property, which is situated on the east shore of the Sultanate of Oman, incorporates the antiquated city of Qalhat, encompassed by inward and external dividers, just as regions past the defenses where necropolises are found. The city was created as a significant port on the east bank of Arabia between the eleventh and fifteenth hundreds of years CE, during the rule of the Hormuz rulers. The Ancient City bears special archeological declaration to the interchange between the east shore of Arabia, East Africa, India, China and South-East Asia. source: whc.unesco

14 Heritage Sites Added by Oman

14 legacy locales in the Sultanate have been recorded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the National Center of Statistics and Information has declared. 

As indicated by the NCSI, Oman has a sum of 9,403 legacy destinations, 1,029 of them being social Omani towns. In June 2018, the vestiges of Qalhat close to Sur were perceived as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. 

In a post on Twitter, UNESCO saluted Oman saying, "New engraving on UNESCO World Heritage List: Ancient City of Qalhat, Oman. Congrats!" 

As indicated by archives put together by Oman to UNESCO, the old city of Qalhat was created as a significant port on the east shoreline of Arabia between the eleventh and fifteenth hundreds of years CE, during the rule of the Hormuz sovereigns. 

Different locales in Oman to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage list, incorporate the Aflaj water system frameworks; the archeological destinations of Al Khutm, Bat and Al Ayn; Bahla Fort, and the Land of Frankincense in Dhofar district.



Oman has very beautiful and famous sites of Oman, to visit by travelers. You can visit any of the places to see and experience the nature of the country. In this you will know about the world heritage sites of Oman. 

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