It is a Castle built of black basaltic stones and it is located about 35 km from a residential area.  It is believed to have been built during the Nabatean times.  The place is surrounded by a fence six meters in height. Some Islamic inscriptions and writings are found near its entrance.  It includes a number of rooms, and there are some columns that are crowned and used as decoration for windows and doors.  Some news rooms were added in recent times using mud for construction.  The palace was inhabited as recent as 50 years ago.  The site was chosen for its historical importance and archaeological beauty.