IBRA

The Gateway to the Eastern region of Oman, Ibra (150 km from Muscat – Average driving time 1 – 1.5 hours) in the past, was famous for its fine horses and horsemen. A unique feature of Ibra is the “Wednesday Souq” run entirely by women. On the far side of Ibra lies Al Mansfah village, a community of mansions once owned by prosperous merchants of the 19th century during the reign of Said the Great. With the decline of Said’s commercial empire these once stately mansions fell into ruin.