Asfan Fort

Asfan Fort

Asfan Fort, also known as the Qishla of Asfan, is a historical fort located in Asfan Village, Makkah region, Saudi Arabia. It was built the Ottomans in the 18th century AD as an outpost monitoring the road between Mecca and Medina.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Makkah Region

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 18th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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