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7203-طريق كرا القديم في الطائف Old Kra Road
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Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
7201-طريق كرا القديم في الطائف Old Kra Road
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
7202-طريق كرا القديم في الطائف Old Kra Road
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
7101-قصر شبرا في الطائف Qasr Shoubra
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
7102-قصر شبرا في الطائف Qasr Shoubra
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
7104-قصر شبرا في الطائف Qasr Shoubra
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
7103-قصر شبرا في الطائف Qasr Shoubra
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Al-Ta'if Sewage Treatment Plant Extension Main Control Room
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Mount Dhaka
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Chahar Fasl (Four Seasons) Museum
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