Museum of the Frankincense Land, Salalah – A Must-Visit

Oman is certainly a land worth exploring on your travels. The Museum of Frankincense is yet another place that can teach one about the wonderful Arabian history of this sandy land.

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Location

The Land of Frankincense Museum is located on the coast of the city of Salalah. The attraction is just 5km away from the centre of the city. If you are planning your stay at a Salalah beach resort, perhaps the likes of Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara, this site is a short distance away.

In the past

In ancient times, Oman was home to the Frankincense tree which played a major role in the history of the country. This site in Al Baleed is recognized by UNESCO as one of the most important remnants of history that tells the tales of ancient times.

The museum

For those who want to know more about the history of Oman, The Land of Frankincense Museum is the ultimate place to be. Take in the historical artefacts on display that truly display the wonder of centuries passed.

The attraction

Since its opening in the year 2007, the museum has been seeing an increase in the number of visitors to the site. The local culture too is portraited through the exhibits here.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+