One of the longest-inhabited places on the Arabian Peninsula, the Al Jouf region offers tons of culture and history and a flavorful culinary scene to explore. In northern Saudi on the Jordanian border, Al Jouf was once a strategic point on the famous Incense Route
. Today, discover archaeological treasures from as far back as the Stone Age. Venture to historic sites like the town of Dumat Al Jandal, which dates to the 10th century B.C., and Marid Castle, a military fortress built in the first century A.D. Known for fertile soil and its ease of growing crops, Al Jouf has also earned a reputation, and accolades, for its olive tree cultivation. Begin exploring everything Al Jouf has to offer.