The frankincense trees of Wadi Dawkah and the remains of the caravan oasis of Shisr/Wubar and the affiliated ports of Khor Rori and Al-Baleed vividly illustrate the trade in frankincense that flourished in this region for many centuries, as one of the most important trading activities of the ancient and medieval world.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

4 sites in this World Heritage

  • Archaeological site of Shisr
  • Archaeological site and natural environment of Khor Rori
  • Archaeological site of al-Balid
  • Frankencense Park of Wadi Dawkah

Archaeological site of Shisr

Archaeological site and natural environment of Khor Rori

Archaeological site of al-Balid

Frankencense Park of Wadi Dawkah

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DATA

Region
Arab States
Country
Oman 
Category
Cultural
Name
Land of Frankincense
Selection Criteria (?)
(iii)(iv)
Year of Registered
2000
Keyword
Registered in 2000