Qishla of Jeddah

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from The Qishla of Jeddah)
Jump to: navigation, search

The Qishla of Jeddah (Turkish: Cidde Redif Kışlası) is a historical edifice in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, built in 1525 to be a military castle of the Ottoman army. It is located in the Old city, and is a place to receive requests of youth guys to join the Saudi Army and the other military branches.

Qishla(modern Turkish: Kışla) is a Turkish word meaning "barracks".


Coordinates: 21°29′27″N 39°11′19″E / 21.49083°N 39.18861°E / 21.49083; 39.18861