Al-Rajajil

Al-Rajajil, Sakaka

Ancient Ruins • Points of Interest & Landmarks
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tacomaboywa
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia115 contributions
Feb 2019 • Friends
The site is completely fenced and not open to the public yet. However, you can still see the stones from the fence.
Written February 3, 2019
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Delfin Ramos Federico, Jr
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia668 contributions
Sep 2017 • Friends
The place of Al Rajajil Columns are easily traceable via Google Maps. The road that leads to that place has a good road, so even small cars can access the archeological site. Do not expect too much because the place is barricaded with wires and the gate was locked. I still do not know if the open during viewing hours because nothing is posted on the vicinity.
Written September 4, 2017
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craig n
Auckland, New Zealand262 contributions
Sep 2015 • Couples
Al Rajajil is very hard to find without explicit instructions or a GPS point, plus new roadworks off the highway can screw you up as not well signposted( a common problem - building an official building at a big cost seems to take priority over basic signs). The gate is locked but there is accommonly used hole in the fence 50 meters to the left. The site is great with a number of different circles of tall stones in an east west direction in smaller groups. The real purpose from older generations is not clear.
Written September 29, 2015
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Breeze
Riffa, Bahrain1,026 contributions
Mar 2022 • Couples
The Rajajil Columns is a mysterious and very interesting archaeological site of around 50 groups of standing sandstone pillars located near Sakaka in Saudi Arabia that thought to date back to around 4000 BC, the purpose of those pillars is not yet clearly understood, but most likely they were used for religious purposes, excavations are still going on to resolve this mystery, they were called Rajajil which is an arabic word that means men, because they look from a distance like a group of men standing next to each other, the location is easily reached by Google maps, the site is very nicely organised in terms of spacious car park, clean toilets and a small museum with few artefacts on display that were excavated from the same site, the location of the pillars is fenced, however there is an opening in the fence that you can enter through and get a close look at the pillars, only few groups are still standing, we enjoyed visiting this site, and got excited to read more about it.
Written March 11, 2022
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Waleed_G88
Sakaka, Saudi Arabia3 contributions
Dec 2017
I have been there, This is very old place. they just look like 3 or 4 humans if you look to them from a distance!!
Written June 5, 2018
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