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Misfat Al Abriyeen village
Middle East

Misfat Al Abriyeen village is located in Wilayt Al Hamra in A'Dakhiliyah Region. It is characterised by its alleys, traditional buildings, high mud buildings, and agricultural terraces that wrap around the mountain, along with the old buildings. Misfat Al Abriyeen rises a thousand metres above sea level.

The homes of its inhabitants are at the top of the mountain and their farms are on the slope. Its decorated houses standing side by side in close proximity look like terraces waving up and down with the mountain’s terrain and give the visitor a distinctive visual pleasure. It is said that the first house in Misfat Al Abriyeen village was built two hundred years ago.


If you see Misfat Al Abriyeen village from a distance, you will imagine that the mountain grows houses and forts among its trees and flowers. People here have excavated rocks to build cities and gardens, flattened the terrain into terraces to have fertile soil for their farms, and dragged water into the  mountain and made it flow through spiral channels so as to irrigate the land and provide drinking water for the villagers.

Reference: www.omantourism.gov.om

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Copyright: Maziar Hooshidar
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Taken: 15/04/2011
Uploaded: 16/04/2011
Updated: 12/08/2014
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