Salalah is the capital of the Dhofar and with almost 200000 inhabitants the second largest city in Oman. Salalah prospered in the past due to the commerce of frankincense, whose trees grow and are harvested in the Dhofar. The oldest part of Salalah is Al Balid, a harbour from which the frankincense was exported. Its ruins today are part of the Al-Baleed archaeological park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Salalah is a relatively small city with few other sights, of which one is the new Sultan Qaboos mosque, completed in 2009. The main attraction of Salalah is its beautiful coconut palm tree-lined white coral send beach, which stretches for tens of km east and west of Salalah. Tropical fruits, such as bananas, papaya and coconuts are grown in fields near Salalah. The city has its own international airport.
01 Sultan Qaboos mosque 02 Sultan Qaboos mosque 03 Sultan Qaboos mosque 04 Minaret 05 Dome and minaret
06 Sultan Qaboos mosque 07 Sultan Qaboos mosque at night 08 Minarets at night 01 Beach
02 Beach panoramic view 03 Coconut palms on beach
04 Coconut palms on beach 05 Coconut palms on beach 06 Coconut palms on beach
07 Beach panoramic view 08 Beach 09 Waves breaking on sandy beach
10 Omani man walking on beach 11 White coral sand beach 12 White coral sand beach 13 Seawater
14 Seawater 15 Seawater 16 Seawater 17 Beach
18 Children on the beach 19 Beach 20 Beach 21 Beach 22 Beach
23 Beach 24 Beach 25 Tracks in the sand 26 Beach
27 Beach 28 Beach 29 Waves breaking on sandy beach 30 Waves breaking on sandy beach
31 Waves breaking on sandy beach 32 Beach 33 Beach
34 Seawater 35 Waves breaking on sandy beach 36 Seawater 37 Waves breaking on sandy beach
38 Seawater 39 Seawater 40 Waves breaking on sandy beach 41 Seawater
42 Beach lagoon 43 Row of houses along beach 44 Row of houses along beach 45 People on the beach
46 Playing football on beach 47 People on the beach 48 People on the beach 01 Banana trees and coconut palms
02 Banana trees 03 Banana trees 04 Banana trees and coconut palms 05 Banana trees and coconut palms 06 Banana trees and coconut palms
07 Banana trees and coconut palms 08 Banana trees and coconut palms 09 aza
10 Banana bunches for sale 11 Coconuts 12 Coconuts 13 Banana bunches for sale
01 City wall tower 02 Small mosque ruins 03 Al Balid archaeological site 04 Small mosque ruins
05 Al Balid ruins 06 Al Balid ruins 07 Al Balid archaeological site
08 Al Balid ruins 09 Al Balid ruins 10 Al Balid ruins 11 Al Balid ruins
12 Al Balid ruins 13 Al Balid archaeological site 01 Water bird 02 Birds on the beach
03 Birds on the beach 04 Birds on the beach 05 Water bird 06 Birds on the beach
07 Birds on the beach 08 Bird colony on beach 09 Birds on the beach 10 Bird colony on beach
11 Birds on the beach 12 Bird colony on beach 13 Bird colony on beach 14 Bird colony on beach
15 Bird colony on beach 16 Bird colony on beach 17 Birds on the beach 18 Bird colony on beach
19 Bird colony on beach 20 Bird colony on beach 21 Bird colony on beach 22 Bird colony on beach
01 Airport control tower 02 Street to airport 03 Royal palace 04 Clock tower 05 Frankincense tree
06 Frankincense tree 07 Waterfront 08 Waterfront 09 Frankincense
10 Frankincense 11 Al Balid museum 12 Al Balid museum 13 Boghla ship model 14 Frankincense tree
15 Frankincense tree 16 Spice souq market 17 Frankincense 18 Frankincense 19 Spice souq market
01 Beach at sunset 02 Beach at sunset 03 Beach at sunset 04 Beach at sunset
05 Beach at sunset 06 Beach at sunset 07 Beach at sunset 08 Beach at sunset 09 Beach at sunset
10 Beach at sunset 11 Beach at sunset 12 Beach at sunset 13 Beach at sunset 14 Beach at sunset
15 Beach at sunset 16 Beach at sunset 17 Beach 18 Beach at sunset 19 Beach at sunset
20 People on beach at sunset 21 People on beach at sunset
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