Darb Zubayda

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Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah) is part of the Tentative list of Saudi Arabia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Darb Zubayda is the Pilgrim Road linking the major Iraqi cities to Makkah. Pools, canals and wells, and water reservoirs were established along the route through the desert. The trail was in use from the pre-Islamic period to the end of the Abbasid Caliphate in the 13th century CE.

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Full Name
Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah)
Country
Saudi Arabia
Added
2015
Type
Cultural
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2015 Revision

Renomination of 1988 TWHS

2015 Added to Tentative List

The site has 6 locations

Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah): Al-Jumaimiyah Pool (T)
Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah): Al-Thulaimiya Pool (T)
Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah): Zabala Pool (T)
Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah): Faid Site (T)
Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah): Al-Rabadha Site (T)
Darb Zubayda (Pilgrim Road from Kufa to Makkah): Al-Kharaba site (T)

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