From Dhofar, Ibn Battuta left for the Kingdom of Hormuz crossing the Strait of Hormuz. The Strait of Hormuz is an important stretch of waterway between the Persian Gulf in southwest and Gulf of Oman in southeast.
The Strait is made up of 2-mile wide channels and also has 2-miles of buffer zone. The Strait holds a lot of importance in the oil trade till the present day.
The Kingdom of Hormuz was a kingdom between the 10th and 17th century and was located in the Persian Gulf extending to the Strait of Hormuz. The port held a lot of importance in the past and in the present day is the modern day Bandar-e Abbas.