قصر خزام : يطلق مسمى خزام على منطقة واسعة في حي النزلة اليمانية بجدة, ويوجد بها العديد من القصور القديمة وقد أخذت الاسم عن اسم قصر الملك عبدالعزيز ( يرحمه الله ), وبدأت عملية البناء في القصر عام 1347هـ واكتملت عام 1351هـ . ويتكون القصر من دورين وملحق ويتبعه ملحقات في الجهتين الجنوبية والغربية تشكل في مجموعها وحدة واحدة متلاصقة يحيط بها سور بارتفاع ثلاثة أمتار تقريباً ، وقد بني القصر بالحجر الجيري الصلب المقطوع من الساحل, وقد تم تحويل جزء من القصر وهو الديوان إلى متحف للآثار والتراث.
"Khuzam Palace:The Khuzam name is given to a wide area in Al-Nuzlah Alyamaniah Quarter in Jeddah. There are many old palaces in this area and the name was given after the name of late King Abdulaziz Palace. The construction process of the palace began in the year 1347H (1928G), and completed by 1351H (1932G). The palace consisted of a two storey building and many associated buildings on the southern and western sides that form one adjacent unit and with fences of three meters high. The palace is built with solid limestone brought from the sea coast and part of the palace is converted as a museum of Antiquities and Heritage.
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