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Taqa, Salalah Overview

Being one of the most visited tourist destinations in Oman, Taqa is located 40 kms from Salalah in the Dhofar Governorate. The Castle and the popular beach here are favourites for locals for its old-world charm. The reason why the town of Taqa is unique from any other coastal town in Oman is that you may witness a blend of three different topographies merging at the place.

With a magnificent beach present in the south of the town, the deserts in the north and the mountain regions in the east, the town of Taqa offers you a lot of options to make your stay at the place a memorable one. It also comprises some historic structures and archaeological sites recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

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Places to Visit in Taqah

Taqah Castle: Visit this 19th Century AD castle to explore the lifestyle of Sheikh Ali bin Taman Al Ma’shani, one of the tribal leaders of the region of Taqah, who also happened to be the great–grandfather of Sultan Qaboos. 

Taqah Beach: Enjoy the panoramic view of the turquoise blue waters of the Arabian Sea while playing beach sports with your friends at the Taqa Beach. 

How to Reach Taqa

Go via route number 49 if you are going via roadways. The best way to reach Taqah is via road transportation. For this, you will have to first reach the city of Salalah, from where you may easily rent a vehicle for reaching the town of Taqah. Otherwise, you may use the public transportation services for reaching this beautiful coastal town of Oman.

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