Qaryat al-Faw

Qaryat al-Faw

Qaryat Al-Faw, also known as Al-Faw Pre-Islamic City, is one of the most important ancient Pre-Islamic cities in Saudi Arabia, and it was the capital of the Kindah Kingdom from the 1st century BC to the 4th century AD, which was one of the ancient Arab kingdoms in the middle of the Arabian Peninsula.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Riyadh Region

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 1st Century BC

Oldest Culture: Old Arabs

Later Cultures: Old Arabs

Site Features: Old Arabs Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Al-Faw Pre-Islamic City in Central Arabia (Qariah)

Date of Submission: 2015

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