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Jabal Akhdar - Diana's view point
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Diana's view point is located atop of Jabal akhdar (The green mountain)on Sayyaq Plateau, near the city of Nizwa - Oman. It is called so due to the visit of princess Diana in 1986 to this scenic lookout. From here you can see the iconic terraced villages such as "Al Ayn" which are producing the Mediterranean fruits in Oman.

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