ThePlace: A’Arif Fort, a hilltop landmark in Saudi Arabia's Hail region

ThePlace: A’Arif Fort, a hilltop landmark in Saudi Arabia's Hail region
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Updated 11 April 2020

ThePlace: A’Arif Fort, a hilltop landmark in Saudi Arabia's Hail region

ThePlace: A’Arif Fort, a hilltop landmark in Saudi Arabia's Hail region

A’Arif Fort is the oldest historical building in Hail. Its strategic hilltop location allows the imposing fortress to be seen from almost anywhere in Hail, where it is an important city landmark.
The traditional, rectangular-shaped citadel is 40 meters in length and 11 meters wide and occupies an area of about 440 square meters.