The MHT announces a tender for the restoration of Al Bait al Gharbi, the castle of Sadah | Catch My Job


Muscat – The Ministry of Heritage and Tourism (MHT) has launched a tender for the restoration and reconstruction of heritage sites in order to protect their distinctive architecture.

A ministry official said that tenders have been issued for the restoration of Al Bait al Gharbi in Kasra village, Rustaq wilayat in South Batinah governorate, and Sadah Castle in Dhofar.

According to the official, this is part of the ministry’s ongoing efforts to restore and maintain heritage sites that are suitable for supporting the national economy.

The offer deadline is December 7.

Al Bait al Gharbi is a tourist and cultural destination. It houses a number of antique collections, including rare books, coins, traditional kitchen utensils, handicrafts, women’s cosmetics, incense burners, silverware, ceramics, almond boxes and dairy processing equipment.

Sadah Castle dates back to the era of Sultan Taimour bin Faisal al Busaidi. There are three rooms on the ground floor of the castle, including a kitchen with antique ceramics and imported porcelain.
The castle is considered an archaeological landmark due to its traditional Omani style and unique architecture. The castle stood as a fortress to protect the coast of Dhofar.


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