Al-Faqir Fort

Al-Faqir Fort

Al-Faqir Fort is a ruined fort located in the southern portion of al-Ula in Al Madinah region, Saudi Arabia. It was built in 18th century AD by the Ottomans to facilitate the pilgrimage process and to protect the pilgrims in their journey to the holy sites.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Al Madinah Region

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 18th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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