Al-Neqrah Site

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Al-Neqrah Site

Al-Neqrah or Ma’dan Al-Naqra is a station on the pilgrimage route from Iraq to Mecca (Darb Zubaydah), where its ruins are located today in the Al-Qassim region in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The area was linked to the past with the activity of mining and copper extraction. Today, the site includes archaeological remains, the most important of which is Al-Jafniyah Pool.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Al-Qassim Region

Category: Bridges and Water Structures

Site History: 9th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: The Hajj Pilgrimage Routes: The Darb Zubaydah (Saudi Arabia)

Date of Submission: 2022

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