6,229 visit Dhofar heritage sites

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The number of visitors to Al Baleed and Samahram Archaeological Sites in May stood at 6,229, according to statistics from the Department of Frankincense Land Sites at the Office of His Majesty the Sultan’s Advisor for Cultural Affairs.

Al Baleed Archaeological Park and Museum of the Frankincense Land received 3,884 visitors, Samahram Archaeological Site received 1,897, Wadi Dokka received 233 while Wubar Archaeological site received 215 visitors.

Al Baleed Archaeological Park, Samahram and Wadi Dokka are registered sites on the World Heritage List under the name ‘Land of Frankincense’ sites.

The Office of His Majesty the Sultan’s Advisor for Cultural Affairs is developing several archaeological sites to serve the goals of cultural and archaeological tourism in the Governorate of Dhofar.

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