ThePlace: Naseef House, residence for King Abdul Aziz in 1925

Time: 11 July, 2020

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  • Today, Naseef House is a cultural center offering exhibitions, lectures and and a variety of visitor attractions

Naseef House is one of Jeddah’s architectural highlights, and a favorite with tourists and visitors.
The restored coral house in the historic Al-Balad district became a royal residence for King Abdul Aziz after he captured the city in 1925. Inside you can see ramps that were installed to allow camels to walk all the way up to the upper terrace.
A beautiful neem tree at the entrance was once believed to be the only tree in Jeddah.
Today, Naseef House is a cultural center offering exhibitions, lectures and and a variety of visitor attractions.

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