Hisn Al Hazm

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Hisn Al Hazm

It was built by Imam Sultan bin Seif (the 2nd.) in ( 1123 A.H.–1711 A.D.) when he established Al Hazm town as a capital of Oman instead of Rustaq. The Castle is distinctive from other Omani Castle and forts by its magnificent shape and massive building. It contains the tomb of its builder / Imam Sultan bin Seif (the 2nd.). It was restored by the Ministry in ( 1416 A.H. - 1996 A.D. ).Al Hazm Castle dates back to 18th century and has played an important role in the political history of Oman .This fort is known for its two large towers and multiple secret tunnels. Approximate distance from Muscat to Al Hazm Castle is 130 Kilometres.