Land of Frankincense

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Land of Frankincense
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Ruins at Khor Rori
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Oman Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 18°15′12″N 53°38′51″E / 18.253333°N 53.647592°E / 18.253333; 53.647592
Criteria Cultural: (iii), (iv) Edit this on Wikidata
Reference 1010
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)
Land of Frankincense is located in Oman
Land of Frankincense
Location of Land of Frankincense

The Land of Frankincense is a site in Oman on the Incense Road. The site includes frankincense trees, Khor Rori and the remains of a caravan oasis, which were crucial to the medieval incense trade.

The site has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000 as Frankincense Trail and was renamed in 2005 to Land of Frankincense.

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  • Abercrombie, Thomas J. (October 1985). "Arabia's Frankincense Trail". National Geographic: 474–513. 

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