Shishr the location of Ubar

Over 170kms by road north of Salalah is Shishr, an unremarkable settlement on the edge of the Empty Quarter Rub’ Al Khali in southern Oman. It, however, is famed as the site of Ubar – though the Oman Government prefers the term Wabar which appears to be the name used locally.

Ubar Tower
Ubar Tower

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