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Património de Influência Portuguesa
It is indexed in the SIPA database (Sistema de Informação para o Património Arquitectónico) under the reference 24609.
Object location23° 37′ 00.39″ N, 58° 35′ 51.91″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth - Proximityramainfo
Fort Al Jalali 
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Instance of castle
Part of Mascate fortresses
LocationMuscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
Heritage designation
23° 37′ 59.88″ N, 58° 33′ 00″ E
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Forte de Al-Jalali (pt); Benteng Al-Jalali (id); قلعة الجلالي (ar); قلعه جلالی (fa); Fort Al Jalali (en) טירה בעומאן (he); قلعة في سلطنة عمان (ar); Burg in Oman (de); kasteel in Oman (nl)

Fort Al Jalali was built by the portuguese in Muscat harbor in the 1580s to protect the harbor after Muscat had twice been sacked by Ottoman forces. It later went through extensive changes, at one time serving as the main prison in Oman. Today it is a private museum.

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