At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah (Saudi Arabia)

At-Turaif.. First Capital and Old Center of Power in Saudi Arabia

At-Turaif district that is located in the historic Ad-Dir’iyah city, on the north-west of Riyadh, was originally built in the 15th century in the Najdi architectural style. Ad-Dir’iyah was taken by the Saudi Dynasty as their first capital from 1744 to 1818 and its popular citadel was the power center of Al-Saud. It enjoyed a...

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