Exploring Salalah

and its historical sites.

The port of Samharam, located in Khor Rori is gradually being revealed as a very interesting fortified trading town from antiquity. We had a very nice visit to it during guests holidays in Oman and enjoyed seeing some of the new excavations that the Italian team has done.

Sumhuram in Khor Rori
Samharam in Khor Rori

From that piece of history it’s a pleasant drive up into the mountains to see the tomb of Prophet Job and its associated buildings.

Prophet Job Mosque
Prophet Job Mosque
Oman

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4