Category: Saudi Arabia

Breaking Travel News explores: AlUla, Saudi Arabia; Breaking Travel News

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The World Travel & Tourism Council will this week convene in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, for the annual Global Summit. Ahead of the event, Breaking Travel News is publishing a series of features on the leading attractions in the destination – beginning with AlUla…

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10 incredible facts about Hegra, AlUla’s architectural marvel; Alice Holtham; What’s On

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Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site tells a fascinating story packed with history and heritage… AlUla’s significance as a crossroads of ancient civilisations dates back thousands of years. While it’s largely been off-limits to visitors, that changed in 2020 when it opened to the public for the first time, transforming this historic town in Saudi Arabia into an incredible open-air musuem.

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Bucket list: 6 incredible Unesco sites to visit in Saudi Arabia; Jumira Hancock; What’s On

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These wonders are recognised for their natural and cultural significance… Every Unesco World Heritage site has a tale to tell. From historic Jeddah to rock art Hima, we celebrate the six wonders of Saudi Arabia, all of which are remarkable examples that underscore the Kingdom’s importance in the region’s ancient and modern history. Let’s take a more in-depth look at each of these heritage treasures…

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5 reasons why you should visit the historic Makkah Gate in Jeddah; Rabiya Jaffery; What’s On

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It is one of the oldest standing structures in the city… Jeddah is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Saudi Arabia but it is also a treasure-trove of history. It is one of the oldest cities in Saudi Arabia – much older than the Kingdom itself – and although it has changed and developed so much over the years, remnants of what it used to be still remain.

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Jeddah Old Town Takes Center Stage for Red Sea Film Festival; Asharq Al-Awsat

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Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea International Film Festival will be launched at the iconic Jeddah Old Town UNESCO world heritage site. Launching the festival there is an opportunity to showcase Saudi Arabia’s attractions and offer a better understanding of the region, its culture and people.

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