Explore Sohar like an insider! Secret locations, experiences and untold stories only the locals know… Our staff are proud to reveal Mercure Local Stories.

About this city

Sohar is a port city located in Northern Oman and is the home of the legendary Sinbad the Sailor. It is popular with leisure travellers who seek for a quiet and laidback holiday with beautiful beaches and archaeological sights. There are many things to enjoy while you are in Sohar, such as the historical castle which now serves as home to a museum, shop at the traditional souk or even rent a bike and ride around the city.
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Local Stories


Hotels nearby

Come and discover our locally inspired hotels. From the moment you step inside, you will be immersed in the destination. Your journey starts here.

What are your interests?

Are you a foodie? Do you enjoy learning about the local history and culture? Are you passionate about nature? Explore the local stories that catch your interest and let them inspire your next trip!

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