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Offers a visual delight in the breathtaking scenery of Khorfakkan from a hall at the monument that is made completely from glass

Experience the history of Khorfakkan by visiting the Resistance Monument which lies at the entrance to the town. Sitting atop a hill that overlooks Khorfakkan Square, the monument honors those who resisted the Portuguese invasion in 1507. Remnants of the Portuguese era are still visible across Khorfakkan and the walkway around the memorial is the perfect place to look out over the town and reflect on its history. Visitors will also be able to spot the monument with its curved geometric design from several points throughout the city.
Resistance Monument
Resistance Monument
Resistance Monument

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