The Wilayat of Ibri is distinguished by is archaeological landmarks varying between forts, castles, and towers. In 1979 the largest metal hoard of the ancient Near East came to light in Ibri/Selme. Also, there are the remains of the town of Bat, which is the second archaeological site to be classified by UNESCO on the list of world heritage and culture sites, after the Bahla Fort in the A’Dakhliya district. Ibri is an interesting town at a 2 hours distance from Al Ain It is located at a distance of 135 miles (217 km) from the capital Muscat
Early Iron Age copper alloy pan from the hoard at Ibri/Selme
Weather in Ibri is usually hot and dry with temperature in summers ranging from 35 to 50 °C (95 to 122 °F), but December to February are relatively cooler with temperature ranging from 15 to 20 °C (59 to 68 °F).