Salalah is the capital of the Dhofar and with almost 200000 inhabitants the second largest city in Oman. Salalah prospered in the past due to the commerce of frankincense, whose trees grow and are harvested in the Dhofar. The oldest part of Salalah is Al Balid, a harbour from which the frankincense was exported. Its ruins today are part of the Al-Baleed archaeological park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Salalah is a relatively small city with few other sights, of which one is the new Sultan Qaboos mosque, completed in 2009. The main attraction of Salalah is its beautiful coconut palm tree-lined white coral send beach, which stretches for tens of km east and west of Salalah. Tropical fruits, such as bananas, papaya and coconuts are grown in fields near Salalah. The city has its own international airport.
Sultan Qaboos mosque photo gallery  - 8 pictures of Sultan Qaboos mosque
Beaches photo gallery  - 48 pictures of Beaches
Fruit farming photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Fruit farming
Al Balid archaeological site photo gallery  - 13 pictures of Al Balid archaeological site
8 photos of the Sultan Qaboos mosque in Salalah, inaugurated in July 2009
48 photos of beautiful white coral sand beaches in Salalah
13 photos of tropical fruit farming in Salalah
13 photos of the Al Balid archaeological site in Salalah
Bird colony photo gallery  - 22 pictures of Bird colony
Miscellaneous photos photo gallery  - 19 pictures of Miscellaneous photos
Sunsets photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Sunsets
22 photos of bird colonies along the beach in Salalah
19 miscellaneous photos of Salalah
21 photos of sunsets on beaches in Salalah
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