Being one of the most famous villages in ruins in the Sultanate and home to the traditional Falaj irrigation system which is listed as UNESCO world heritage, the Birkat Al Mouz Ruins deserves to be on your itinerary (on your way to Jebel Akhdar). Although the beauty of this enchanted place doesn’t end here. You can find picturesque surroundings, two old ruins and a large banana plantation which is encircled by tall mountains.
Birkat Al Mouz is a traditional village which is located in the Ad Dakhiliyah region (in Nizwa) of Oman. It serves as the entrance to the Wadi Al-Muaydin on the southern rim of Jebel Akhdar and is also home to a restored fort called Bait al Redidah. While on your way to Jebel Akhdar, we strongly recommend you to add Birkat Al Mouz ruins as your pit stop as the views of this village would surely take you back in time. Moreover, you would get to know that how these tribal people lived in those mountains surrounded by plantations.