UNESCO heritage in Saudi Arabia; Surbhi Kapila; Media India

With parts of it still in use and cultural values that date since times immemorial, heritage in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is like a tube between past and present. While some of it is a less…

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Al-Ahsa: Home to the most prominent archaeological and historical; Razan Alaqil; Arab News

Al-Ahsa is an oasis rich with green spaces and water springs, and was home to many ancient civilizations, some that existed as far back as 6,000 BC. It contains the most prominent…

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How to get a Saudi visa and what to do once you get there; Amelia Hagen; Matador Network

The kingdom is finally opening up to tourists.

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General Authority for Culture organizes cultural activities in Al-Ahsa; Arab News

The General Authority for Culture organized a number of cultural events in Al-Ahsa last week. The activities include workshops, art exhibitions and traditional Al-Ahsa music. These events are part of…

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Al-Ahsa named 2019 Arab Tourism Capital; Arab News

JEDDAH: Officials in Al-Ahsa congratulated King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the city was named Arab Tourism Capital for 2019 by the Arab Ministerial Council for Tourism on…

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UNESCO-recognized Saudi Ahsa region is cradle for many civilizations; Zafer Al-Bakry; Al Arabiya

In the oases of Al-Ahsa region, nestled in east Saudi Arabia, there are historical landmarks of…

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‘Al-Ahsa offers great economic, investment opportunities,’ says Saudi; Arab News

JEDDAH: The addition of Al-Ahsa to the World Heritage List is great economic and an investment opportunity, according to Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president of Saudi Commission for Tourism and…

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Saudi sees summer tourism spending reach $3.59bn; Arabian Business

The kingdom is aiming to bring money spent by Saudis abroad back to the domestic market…

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New initiatives for local community to develop KSA’s Al-Ula heritage; Arab News

JEDDAH: Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan Al-Saud, minister of culture and governor of the Royal Commission for Al-Ula, launched on Wednesday a program of initiatives that will put the…

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These Are the 13 New UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites; India Irving; The Culture Trip

These incredible sites around the world will now be officially protected by law.

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