Saudi Antiquities

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Fortress of the designer

Masmak Palace (in English: Masmak Palace) is located in the city of Riyadh, specifically in the Al-Dirah neighborhood located in the northeastern part of the old district in Riyadh, and it is considered one of the important historical archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia, where its construction dates back to the year 1895 AD, knowing that it underwent In 1979 AD for restoration and repair work, and then in 1995 AD it was converted into a museum that today contains many art pieces and exhibits that indicate the period in which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was unified by King Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Madain Saleh

Mada’in Saleh is considered one of the most important monuments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was included in the list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, bearing in mind that the history of the construction of this landmark dates back to the pre-Islamic period, at the hands of the Nabataeans. Those who took it as the second capital of the Nabataean kingdom, which explains the great similarity with the architecture of the city of Petra in Jordan, where caves appear in rocks, ancient graves, inscriptions, and carved rock graphics.

Palace of Justice

Justice Palac (English: Justice Palac) is a large historical monumental building occupying an estimated geographical area of ​​about 11,500 m², and has undergone many restoration and reconstruction operations, knowing that it is distinguished by its traditional architecture that is inspired by the traditional architecture of the buildings that surround it, and it overlooks the courtyard Spacious, and many shops in the old city market, in addition to the old historical gates.

Petroglyphs in a meal

The governorate of Saudi Arabia includes one of the oldest historical sites in the country, and this site includes many inscriptions and rock carvings, which date back to multiple historical periods, including inscriptions that indicate animals that lived on the waters of the inner lake that had been present in that area since about 5500 BC. M, such as: the camel and the Arabian Oryx, and there are many Thamdic inscriptions dating back to the year 1000 BC.

The village of Habla

Al Habala village is considered one of the most prominent and strangest archaeological monuments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where historical carved houses appear more than 370 years ago in a cliff that rises about 400 meters from the bottom of the slope, which makes the matter of access to it by car, or walk On foot is difficult, and thus use ropes to reach them.

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