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I visited the fort in the middle of the day when it was pretty hot and empty of people. We weren't allowed to go inside to see the exhibition with a stroller so that made our trip short. It was nice to walk around the...More
There is history here, the fort really is unique even though not the exact accurate architectural structure of the past. I find the evening concerts which are from time to time held here the optimal time for turning back time and melding the past and...More
There's an excellent account of Wilfred Thesiger's journeys through the Arabian desert in the 40s and 50s which is fascinating if you're an adventurer too. The exhibition is beautifully mounted and easy to read. I recommend taking the time to soak it up. The fort...More
This fort was being readied for a concert so one had to bear that in mind when viewing it internally. I came first at sunset and it was well worth just walking around the exterior. The next day I visited again and concentrated on the...More
The fort itself is not much, but displays, photos and history of Wilfred Thesiger is well worth the visit. As in Lawrence in Arabia, Thesigers exploration of the forgotten quarter of the Saudi peninsula was an amazing feat of skill and bravery. This is a...More