Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar: The old village of Al-Sujwara, one of the villages in the Wilayat of Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar in Al-Dakhiliyah Governorate, reflects the reality of life that the residents have been accustomed to for decades. Which grow in the streams of valleys and eyes, where the village is characterized by many perennial trees such as trees Al-Atm, Al-Bout, Al-Alan and many other wild trees.
During the recent period, the people of the village developed the old village of Al-Sujwara, where its houses were restored and converted into hotel that receive tourists and provide a unique experience for guests that dates back hundreds of years. Also, the Al-Jurf Al Sharqi Company was established to manage the village and follow up the continuous work in it and develop it during the next stage.
Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Sharqi, Managing Director of Al-Jorf Al-Sharqi Company, said: The village is located in the arms of the Wilayat of Jabal Al-Akhdar from the northern side, and it rises about 1900 meters above sea level. general.
He added that the idea of establishing and restoring heritage inns in a way that combines the past and the present came with the aim of preserving the village from extinction, after the departure of the last family from it to the new village in 2014. To provide an experience for guests to learn about the ancient construction method in the Sultanate of Oman.
A bridge of wood and ropes has been built to connect the old village with the new village, as this bridge is suspended and contributes to linking the two villages and facilitating the arrival of visitors and tourists to the tourist inns, adding that the number of visitors to the village from the beginning of January until the end of August this year reached more than 1,600 visitors The village had more than 700 residents.
Al-Sharqi explained that the construction cost of the tourist hostel amounted to more than 100,000 Omani riyals, and the maintenance and service additions to the place are still continuing until completion in the coming months.
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