Al Mirani Fort, Muscat

Al Mirani Fort, Muscat (must see)

Fort Al-Mirani is a fort in the harbour of the city of Muscat. In the 1552 Capture of Muscat, an Ottoman force consisted in 4 galleons, 25 galleys, and 850 troops attacked the city of Muscat. They captured the city and its fort. The recently-built Fort Al-Mirani was besieged for 18 days with one piece of Ottoman artillery brought on top of a ridge. The fort was captured and its fortifications destroyed.
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Al Mirani Fort on Map

Sight Name: Al Mirani Fort
Sight Location: Muscat, Oman (See walking tours in Muscat)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Muscat, Oman

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
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Travel Distance: 7.5 Km or 4.7 Miles
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Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles