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Most Instagrammable Places to Visit in Salalah – Explore the Beauty of Salalah

Salalah is one place in Oman that is etched with history, culture and so many things interesting. If you want to Instagram your holiday here, don't miss out on the following places.

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Al Baleed Archaeological Park

Salalah has an invaluable archaeological appeal. If you want to discover what this treasured side of the region felt like head over to the Al Baleed Archaeological Park. Occupying a total of 64 Hectares, this natural treasure is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The beauty of this spot is unparalleled and if you are looking to get your camera working this is a great place to get started. This archaeological park has been known since the yesteryears for it has been documented by famous travellers such as Ibn Batuta and Marco Polo. Hailed by these travellers this city today is mere ruins; however, its historical significance has made this a place well worthy of exploring. If you are based at the Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara you can make use of the complimentary access to the Al Baleed Archaeological Park.

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Salalah Souq

Another great place to click some pictures is most definitely the Souqs. Souqs are traditional markets where you can get plenty of locally manufactured items. If you want to witness Arab culture in its most authentic form head over to the old Haffah Souq located in the old town of Salalah. Apart from clothes and shoes, there is a world of souvenirs you can get your hands on and take plenty of pictures of. Good quality frankincense and souvenirs that are traditionally Dhofari are among the items available here.

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'Rub Al-Kali' The Empty Quarter

Although many visitors opt to stay at a Salalah beach resort in Oman, the vast expanses of golden sands are equally alluring and the massive Rub Al-Kali is proof of the fact. In this part of Oman, visitors get an opportunity to experience this region in its most rugged form and capture the true essence of the desert scene in a series of pictures. To make your adventure even more exciting you could indulge in a 4 x 4 excursion across this beautiful desert and pay a visit to the Thumrait Bedouin tribal settlement while you are at it. You should also try out other traditional desert-based activities such as camel riding and dune bashing and watch the sunset amidst the golden sands.

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Ubar 'The Lost City'

Yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site, here you can enjoy an interesting and mysterious overnight excursion that is coupled with a traditional Omani barbeque camp dinner complete with some shisha and plenty of fun. Conclude your trip with magnificent views of the sun rising at dawn and make the best memories.

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Mirbat Beach

Finally, go and bask in the Mirbat beach. This stretch of unspoiled coastline is not just perfect for Instagram worthy photographs; it is also a great place for relaxation as well.