Over 10,000 tourists visit Oman's 'Land of Frankincense' sites in December

Over 10,000 tourists visit Oman's 'Land of Frankincense' sites in December
(Picture source: ONA)
Published: 3 January 2018 - noon

The number of visitors to the ‘Land of Frankincense’ sites in Oman's governorate of Dofar during last December stood at 11,480.

According to statistics from the Department of Frankincense Land Sites at His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor's Office for Cultural Affairs, Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Frankincense Land Museum received 5740 visitors, Samahram Archaeological Site received 3320 visitors while Wadi Dokka received 877 visitors and Wbar Archaeological site received 1543 visitors.

All these areas have been registered as 'Land of Frankincense' sites in the World Heritage List, ONA reported.

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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