Jabrin Palace dates back to the 17th century and was originally built as a residential palace and summer residence. The palace is one of the most beautiful and picturesque buildings in Oman.
Jabrin Palace is located in northern Oman. The imposing Jabrin Palace dates back to the 17th century and was originally built in 1675 by Sultan Bilarab bin Sultan al-Yaarubi as a residential palace and summer residence. It was intended to serve as a place of learning. However, after disputes with his brother, it was subsequently expanded into a fortress with defensive walls and towers.
Jabrin Palace is one of the most beautiful and picturesque buildings in Oman, is one of our 10 most beautiful forts in O man and our top 10 sights in Oman! You feel transported back to 17th century Arabia.
PICTURES: Treasures in Jabrin Palace
Tour of the Jabrin Palace
After the impressive palace was lavishly renovated in 1984 and restored to its original state, it now offers an enchanting insight into the former life at the courts of Oman.
Tip: From the upper floors or the roof of the Jabrin Palace you have a beautiful view of the surrounding area, including a large palm grove that was newly planted during the renovation of the palace.
In addition to farm buildings and a mosque, the Jabrin Palace contains magnificent living quarters and a library. The numerous paintings on the wooden ceilings, the masterly stucco decorations and the Moorish arches are particularly impressive.
The rooms on the upper floors can be entered via a picturesque inner courtyard with galleries. On the ground floor are the storage and kitchen rooms. Various kitchen utensils are also on display here.