The Kingdom possesses many distinctive heritage sites, including the Ajlan Mosque in Buraidah, part of its ancient civilizations.
Al-Ajlan Mosque in Buraidah
Al-Ajlan Mosque, located in the Al-Sabakh district in Buraidah, is one of the oldest buildings in the Al-Qassim region, dating back more than 350 years. It is located outside the old wall of Buraidah, where lessons and lectures were held, as well as teaching writing and memorizing the Holy Qur’an.
The Najdi style also distinguishes the place, built of mud and stone in a harmonious and attractive shape. As for the roof, it was constructed of applewood and palm fronds, with a total area of about 90 square meters.
The building accommodates 33 worshipers and includes a prayer house consisting of two corridors parallel to the qibla wall, an open courtyard, toilets and places for ablution, and a minaret made of iron north of the mosque.
It is noteworthy that the development of historical mosques in the country is part of Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s project plans.