Tuesday, 23 Jul 2019 | 20 Dhul Qidah 1440
Students exhibit art at Liwa Fort

Students exhibit art at Liwa Fort

Called ‘Art exhibition in a tourist site’, it was held at Liwa Fort final week. The occasion came inside the tourism awareness programme of MoT in cooperation with MoE to hold art exhibitions involving college students in different forts and tourist web sites across Oman.

Many college students attended the occasion and produced paintings. These paintings had been an expression of Omani heritage and tradition.

The wilayat of Liwa in the Governorate of North Batinah is renowned for Liwa Fort, which is positioned about 1 and a half kilometres from the centre of the wilayat close to the sea.

It was constructed much more than 400 years ago and was employed for protection and as the residence of the wali, and a location to go over and handle the wilayat’s affairs. The fort includes a higher wall and 5 observation towers, in addition to a principal entrance, locally recognized as ‘Al Sabah’.

The fort also includes ‘Kasbah’, which is the highest creating in the fort and consists of 3 floors, 5 rooms and two halls, in addition to a principal entrance, a effectively.

In addition, there are 3 wells scattered in the fort at different web sites, which had been employed in the previous for several purposes, which includes cooking and irrigating plants in the fort. The fort is surrounded by homes and date palm trees.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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