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Ibrahim Palace, Al Hofuf

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Where to stay in Al Hofuf

A bustling industrial city, Al Hofuf offers plenty of affordable, business-style hotels. Deluxe five-star establishments tend to cluster around the Ottoman palace, while low-budget accommodations concentrate nearer to Al Ahsa University and in the western part of town. Bed and breakfasts and inns lie scattered around the city, as do rental apartments.
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  • The barracks now known as Ibrahim Castle from the era of the Ottomans ruling Arabia. Worth a visit seeing the architecture of the Ottomans.  more »
  • Impressive exterior near the old souq. There are a couple of antique shops across the street as well. Unfortunately, it is close for renovation which includes the old mosque inside.  more »
  • The timings can make your visit difficult, but if you do have a chance, you must visit this location. Initially built by the occupying Turkish forces headed by Ibrahim Pasha, the fort was later turned...  more »
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  • Nice castle that has been restored. Some parts are still closed off. There are nice information signs explaining the history and different sections.
  • Majestic cold store
  • Great when it's open but don't expect a guided tour...
  • Built by commander Ibrahim Al-efissan as the historian of Al-Ahsa Shiekh Al-AbdulQader said
  • qaser ibrahim