Masmak Fortress

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  • Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Tags: Watch Tower, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort

The Masmak Fortress is made of clay and mud-brick and is located in the heart of Saudi capital, Riyadh. Founded on stone blocks, this fortress has thick walls and four watchtowers. This old fortress was built by the prince of Riyadh Abdulrahman ibn Sulaiman ibn Dabaan around 1865 and played an important part in the country’s history as it was here that Riyadh was recaptured in 1902 by Ibn Saud. Today, this fortress is open to visitors in the morning and evening except for Friday mornings.

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  • By Car

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  • Masmak Fortress Address: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Masmak Fortress Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Masmak Fortress(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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  • 25.65% of people who visit Riyadh include Masmak Fortress in their plan

  • 60.36% of people start their Masmak Fortress visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Masmak Fortress

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Masmak Fortress

People normally club together Riyadh Museum and Salam Park while planning their visit to Masmak Fortress.

People also prefer to start their day with Masmak Fortress.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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