Situation: 10 km south of Bahla Fort.
Jabreen (Jibreen o Jabrin) Castle: Constructed in 1.670 to serve as place and residence for the Imam Bin Arab Bin Sultan Al Y´aribi and as a fort in times of war as well as a cultural center used to divulge knowledge thanks its numerous study rooms.
Rectangular in form, with 3 stories high and 55 rooms, this great castle is one of the architectural jewels of Oman. The rooms are decorated with numerous works of art, inscriptions and beautiful Islamic calligraphy.
It’s also a good representation of the artistry of Oman with its woodwork, furniture and ceramic of the region.
We can point out the Imam rooms,
- Sun and Moon: a room with natural cooling system with 2 rows of 7 windows that ventilate by convection.
- Protection: is a secret room for the Imam and his person of trust.
Interesting and fun to visit with spectacular views.