„Batinah, Oman (John Warburton-Lee)“

from the gallery of John Warburton-Lee Photography

The first Rustaq Fort was built by the Persians in the pre-Islamic period. It became the capital of the Ya'ruba dynasty and was subsequently re-built in the 17th Century. Oman's second largest fort, it sits at the foot of Jabal al Akhdar on the edge of the Batinah Plain.

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