Farasan’s Ancient Castle Unveils History

Jazan, Nestled in the stunning natural environment of Jazan Region lies a hidden gem: the archaeological castle on Farasan Island. This captivating structure, dating back to 1250 AH, offers a glimpse into the region’s rich history and adds another layer to Jazan’s diverse heritage tourism landscape.

Located roughly 50 kilometers from the city of Jazan, the castle stands proudly on the shores of the Red Sea, beckoning history buffs and nature enthusiasts alike.

Spanning an area of approximately 500 square meters and reaching a height of 10 meters, it represents a cultural and architectural treasure for the people of Farasan.

Beyond its imposing façade lies a labyrinth of history. The fortified structure boasts multiple gates, stables, forts, wells, and even a designated living area capable of housing 30 people.

The intricately designed parallel wooden columns adorning the ceiling of the sitting hall, with hues of turquoise, blue, green, and yellow, further enhance the castle’s visual appeal.

Source: Saud
i Press Agency