Al-Farid Palace is a palace located in the Nabataean tombs

Al-Farid Palace is a palace located in the Nabataean tombs

12/1/2021, 1:27:18 PM
Al-Farid Palace is a palace located in the Nabataean tombs in Mada'in Saleh in Al-Ula Governorate, in the west of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and it is considered one of the most famous and largest of these tombs. The number of graves inside the palace is 131 graves, and it is characterized by a huge northern façade in which the accuracy of sculpture and beauty is noted, as well as it contains two additional columns in the middle of the façade, and despite this the accuracy and beauty of the sculpture, the unique palace is incomplete carving, as the work is not completed at the bottom of the third the last one. This palace was built for a person called Hayyan bin Koza, and it is one of the similar monuments in the region to the architecture of the city of Petra in Jordan, which was the capital of the Nabataean Kingdom, and the palace is an important tourist attraction in the Kingdom, and it is classified on the World Heritage List by UNESCO.

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