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Over 18,000 visit landmark tourist sites

4 Dec 2019

Over 18,000 people visited the Land of Frankincense sites in the Governorate of Dhofar and Salut Archaeological Fort in the wilayat of Bahla in Dakhliyah in November this year. 

According to the statistics of the Department of Frankincense Land Sites at His Majesty the Sultan’s Advisor’s Office for Cultural Affairs 18,112 people visited the sites.  

The maximum number of visitors was received by Al Baleed Archaeological Park followed by the Museum of the Land of Frankincense (7,868), Samahram archaeological site (5,758), Wadi Dokka (838), Ubar (3,174) while Salut Archaeological Fort received 474 visitors.  

The Al Baleed Archaeological Park, Samahram Shasir Area and Wadi Dokka are registered sites on the World Heritage List under the name Land of Frankincense sites.  

The Office of His Majesty the Sultan’s Advisor for Cultural Affairs is developing several archaeological sites and providing them with utilities to serve the goals of cultural and archaeological tourism in the Governorate of Dhofar.  

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