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017 02-قلعة اعيرف في حائل A'airif Fort
Saudi Arabia

قلعة أعيرف:وهي من أقدم المباني الأثرية في مدينة حائل، وموقعها إستراتيجي فوق قمة جبل ، وتمثل المباني التقليدي في حائل . "Eieiraif Fortress:It is the oldest archaeological building in Hail. Its strategic location is on the top of a hill and it is represented as the oldest traditional buildings in Hail – that makes it an important landmark for the city. " For more information: http://www.scta.gov.sa

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