Times of Oman
More than 7,000 visit Land of Frankincense sites in Governorate of Dhofar
November 1, 2017 | 8:39 PM
by ONA
Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Frankincense Land Museum received 4,061 visitors. -ONA
 
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Salalah: More than 7,000 visited at Land of Frankincense sites in the Governorate of Dhofar during October. The total number of visitors were at 7,497, according to the Department of Frankincense Land Sites at the Advisor to His Majesty the Sultan’s Office for Cultural Affairs. Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Frankincense Land Museum received 4,061 visitors, Samahram Archaeological Site received 2,504 visitors while Wadi Dokka received 456 visitors and Wbar Archaeological site received 476 visitors.

Al Baleed Archaeological Park Samahram, “Shasir Area” and Wadi Dokka are registered sites on the World Heritage List under the name “Land of Frankincense” sites.

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 Dhofar Governorate.


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