Rijal Almaa

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Rijal Almaa Heritage Village in Assir Region is part of the Tentative list of Saudi Arabia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Rijal Almaa is a traditional village that was founded in the 8th century. It was an important regional commerical center. The town includes 60 old tower-houses made of stone and clay.

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Full Name
Rijal Almaa Heritage Village in Assir Region
Country
Saudi Arabia
Added
2015
Nominated for
2023
Type
Cultural
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By ID
2019 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2015 Added to Tentative List

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Rijal Almaa Heritage Village in Assir Region (T)

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WHS 1997-2021