Mutrah (Muttrah) fort .

From my files.
Nikon F4 with Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 AF-D ED on Kodak T-Max 400.

The Portuguese arrived in Oman and occupied Muscat from 1507 to 1650: they built Mutrah (Muttrah) fort in the 1580’s.
It being captured by the Omanis around 1654 AD.

2 thoughts on “Mutrah (Muttrah) fort .

  1. I must say: you’ve definitely helped to put Oman on my radar. Anthony Bourdain helped too, with his excellent Parts Unknown episode which painted Oman in a very positive light. And then there’s the fact that it’s one of the few countries that still boasts a population of Arabian leopards; threatened though they are.

    1. It’s a place that has a great history, very conservative in some ways, but since the 1970’s has shown a peaceful & moderating influence in dealings with other countries.

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