Syrian Hajj Road


Syrian Hajj Road is part of the Tentative list of Saudi Arabia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Syrian Hajj Road is the oldest transboundary Islamic pilgrimage route to Makkah. It leads from Damascus across the Arabian desert and unites believers from different regions and ethnic groups. Along the way there are water management systems, inscriptions, camps and palaces.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Syrian Hajj Road
Saudi Arabia
Religious structure - Islamic
2015 Revision

Egyptian/Syrian Hajj Roads TWHS are both reduced versions of a combined nomination Al-Ma'diyah and Al-Shamiyah pilgrimage routes (1988).

2015 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Syrian Hajj Road

The site has 11 locations

Syrian Hajj Road: That Hajj Fort (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Ain Siker Fort (Tabuk) (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Al-Mua?azam Fort and Pool (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Al-Buraika Fort and Pool (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Islamic Fort in Al-Hijr (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Traditional Town in Al-Ula (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Zumurrud Fort and Pool (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Assoura Fort (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Hadiyyah Fort (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Jadda?a Fort (T)
Syrian Hajj Road: Al-Hafeera Fort (T)
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