Category: Saudi Arabia

AlUla: Come visit world’s masterpiece; WION

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Located 1,000 km from Riyadh, in North-West Saudi Arabia, AlUla is a place of extraordinary natural and human heritage. The vast area, covering 22,561km², includes a lush oasis valley, towering sandstone mountains and ancient cultural heritage sites dating back thousands of years to when the Lihyan and Nabataean kingdoms reigned.

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The top 10 things to do in Saudi Arabia this autumn; Esquire

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A glimpse into AlULa: World’s masterpiece; WION

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Saudi hospitality: Jubbah a city without doors; Samir Salama; Gulf News

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Saudi Arabia’s north-western city in Ha’il has been without doors since ancient times…

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New UNESCO World Heritage Sites Include Greek Inscriptions in Saudi Arabia; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter

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Nine new sites, including Greek inscriptions on a cliff in Saudi Arabia, have now joined the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

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Latest additions to UNESCO World Heritage list; Benjamin Restle; Deutsche Welle

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The 44th session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, convening in the Chinese city of Fuzhou, has added several sites to its World Heritage list. Here is a selection.

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Sixth Saudi site makes UNESCO heritage list; Jago News 24

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5 reasons to visit AlUla, Saudi Arabia; Jarone Ashkenzai; Wanderlust

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AlUla, a city in the Medina region in the north west of Saudi Arabia, is an untouched and undiscovered destination. Here are five reasons to explore it…

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Saudi Arabia strives for a starring role on the world’s luxe tourism stage; Jeri Clausing; Travel Weekly

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A relative newcomer to leisure travel, the kingdom has nevertheless made it clear recently that it intends to be not only a travel powerhouse but also a strong voice in global tourism policy and development arenas.

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5 Tourist Destinations to Visit in Saudi Arabia This Summer; Maria Naguib; Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

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Historical Diriyah Celebrates World Heritage Day as the Biggest Project Inaugurated by Saudi King; Ajel

Saudi Arabia on Sunday celebrates the World Heritage Day that is annually marked on April 18. Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) is racing against time to finish various projects aimed at developing and rehabilitating heritage sites in Diriyah, whose inauguration ceremonies were attended by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in November, 2019 in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Chairman of the Board of DGDA.

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AlUla: An unseen wonder; Business Today

Promote a brand, host a wedding or hold a special event at AlUla, the city where ancient history, heritage, natural wonders and modern-day marvels co-exist as a fine example of timeless appeal.

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Alice in (a Saudi) Wonderland; Katherine LaGrave; Afar

 

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15 Reasons to Visit AlUla, Saudi Arabia in 2021; Travel Biz Monitor

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Hegra, an Ancient City in Saudi Arabia Untouched for Millennia, Makes Its Public Debut; Lauren Keith; Smithsonian Magazine

The archaeological site, now open to tourists, offers clues about the mysterious empire that built it and its more famous sister city of Petra in Jordan…

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Pictures: Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahsa Oasis enters Guinness World Records; Varun Godinho; Gulf Business

The oasis covers an area of over 85.4 square kilometers…

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ThePlace: Rock inscriptions of Al-Shuwaymis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia’s Hail; Arab News

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‘Saudi Summer’ provides perfect window into Kingdom’s rich heritage; Saudi Gazette

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These Four Saudi Female Engineers Are Working to Preserve Jeddah’s; About Her

The Red Sea port city of Jeddah is known for many remarkable things, but perhaps the most universal on being Al-Balad, the city’s historic neighborhood filled with heritage buildings and centuries of…

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Al Ula in Saudi Arabia: Here’s where UAE rulers spent their weekend; Yousra Zaki; Gulf News

This magical county in Saudi Arabia is a very special place…

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