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This port city features beautiful fjord-like craggy inlets and spectacular mountain scapes. Built by the Portuguese at the beginning of the 17th century, at the height of their naval presence in the region, this natural harbor provides shelter from rough seas. Unlike many forts which were built on high ground for defensive purposes, this port city was designed as a supply point for Portuguese ships sailing through the region. This country is one of the oldest places on earth and crime and terrorists acts are virtually non-existent here.
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Khasab is a port city in Oman bordering the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is located on the Musandam Peninsula and has frequently been dubbed the “Norway of Arabia” because of its extensive fjord-like craggy inlets and desolate mountainscapes.
Celebrity Constellation visits Khasab and Muscat, Oman on Arabian Sea and Suez Canal cruises as well as Best of India and Sri Lanka itineraries. Not to miss sites in Khasab include Khmazera Castle, Khasab Fort, Sea Kayaking, and Tibat Road (a cliff-hugging, 90 minute drive from Khasab to Tibat with magnificent views of the Strait of Hormuz).