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EDITOR IN CHIEF- ABDULLAH BIN SALIM AL SHUEILI

13,511 tourists visit Al Baleed and Samahram sites in Dhofar

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SALALAH: The number of visitors to Land of Frankincense sites in the Governorate of Dhofar during last December stood at 13,511 tourists, according to statistics from the Department of Frankincense Land Sites at the Office of His Majesty the Sultan’s Adviser for Cultural Affairs.


Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Frankincense Land Museum received 6,522 visitors, Samahram Archaeological Site received 4,117 visitors while Wadi Dokka received 1,408 visitors and Wabar Archaeological site received 1,464 visitors.


Al Baleed Archaeological Park, Samahram, Wabar 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 Adviser 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.  — ONA



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