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one should not miss this place. it is really quite and serene. not a person seen here. come here... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
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History and its buildings are not a strong suit in the kingdom, but this site is evidence that past... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
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King Faisal Road, Al Hofuf, Al Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

This is my second time to attempt to visit this palace in two years! The firs time it was closed without any notice, the second time it was closed but with a notice!!! Renovation! But with lack of information, it was not updated either online...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TravellerMan72
Reviewed 31 December 2018

one should not miss this place. it is really quite and serene. not a person seen here. come here with a book and just read to absorb the peace.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jovial D
Reviewed 26 June 2018

History and its buildings are not a strong suit in the kingdom, but this site is evidence that past is developing a greater appreciation. Strong support and encouragement is needed to keep these kinds of sites on the radar for the future - not just...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Yellowabaya
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Ibrahim palace located in Hofuf city center (Balad). one of the oldest palace in Al Ahsa region. when we visited in February 2018 attraction was closed due to renovation. This attraction will be one of the main tourist place in Hofuf.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed 18 February 2018

It's an impressive sight and a prominent landmark in the oasis town of al Hasa in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. According to sources, work on this Ottoman fortress began in sixteenth century A.D. It was siezed from the Turks in 1913 by King...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank V6709XYjohnm
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited the spot regularly from Aug 2017 till Jan 2018 and found it shut without any notice. The location had standard visiting hours written at the palace. I’ve failed to understand the visiting hours. If anyone can confirm it that might be helpful to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
7  Thank Hasan S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Seeing this on the list of things to see in hofuf, we were interested to visit it. But when we went on Saturday morning around 11am the doors were closed. There was no information on the opening hours . One side of the place was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank thedesertdweller
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It was A great day when I'm visiting Ibrahim Palace you can see all the tradition know in the culture the centuries before In general good place and there is a lot of things in Alhassa city

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank tarfaa2017
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A nice architectural building were you can enjoy watching the old mosque, service buildings and the big yard. The walls were built traditionally with mud and straw. The small entrance is on the south side, it is very close to the old Souk, and walkable...More

Date of experience: June 2017
110  Thank Mulhimaam
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The barracks now known as Ibrahim Castle from the era of the Ottomans ruling Arabia. Worth a visit seeing the architecture of the Ottomans.

Date of experience: June 2016
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It's open but the difference with the hours Sunday (Eid al-Adha) 8AM–4PM Hours might differ Monday (Eid al-Adha) 8AM–4PM Hours might differ Tuesday (Eid al-Adha) 8AM–4PM Hours might differ Wednesday (Eid... More