Najran Things to Do Tips by 1W1V
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Field and old houses
A group of traditional house at the edge of the village.
Najran is a true jewel in Saudi Arabia.
So different from the rest of the country.
traditional building in Najran
Another very nice old building of Najran.
The only regret is not to be able to get inside.
modernity and tradition
In Najran, you will have the unique opportunity to wander freely in the traditional village and discover the old way of life of the people of this oasis town.
You may even be able to see old women dressed traditional style (means not totally covered).
The old village of Najran is very rich in traditional buildings.
I was told that they have the same style as the one in Yemen.
Wandering in the village is like going hundred years back and you can see farmers in their fields, date trees, grasses, ....
So unexpected for Saudi Arabia
To the watching tower
Here is the traditional stairs of the watching tower of Qasr Al Imara.
Not easy to get up there.
Majlis @ Qasr al Imara
Traditional Majlis at the Najran Fort.
Well preserved and according to info still in use for some special occasion.
Kitchen @ Qasr al Imara
Traditional Asir Kitchen.
Can be seen inside Qasr al Imara
The well of Qasr al Imara
Inside the fort, you can see a very impressive well.
It is said that the well (the hole) is dating from the early age.
Door at Qasr al Imara
Some traditional buildings of Najran still enjoy the old massive arabic door.
Any of them is a piece of history.
There is a fort in Najran, the well of which is said to date from pre-Islamic times. The present fort dates only from 1942 but it does contain some of the most beautiful carved windows and doors, very colourful examples of this traditional Arabian art .
The fort was decommissioned in 1967 when the relations with Yemen improved.
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