Land of Frankincense draws large crowds

Oman Friday 02/August/2019 11:45 AM
By: Times News Service
Land of Frankincense draws large crowds

Muscat: More than 23,000 people have visited the 'Land of Frankincense' sites in Dhofar Governorate in the month of July, the Department of Frankincense Land Sites has revealed.

According to statistics, the Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Frankincense Land Museum received 17,254 visitors, the Samahram Archaeological Site received 5,969 visitors while Wadi Dokka received 152 visitors and Wbar Archaeological Site received 44 visitors.


The Al Baleed Archaeological Park, Samahram, “Shasir Area” and Wadi Dokka are registered on the World Heritage List as “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 the Governorate of Dhofar.