Masmak Fort

Masmak Fort

Masmak Fort is a clay and mud-brick fort, with four watchtowers and thick walls, founded on stone blocks, lying in the center of Riyadh, in the old quarters. The fort was built around 1865 AD, and played a major part in the kingdom's history.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Riyadh Region

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 19th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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