Saudi Arabia is a hub of Mosques as most of the citizens in the country are Muslims. Apart from that, there are so many other places to visit in the kingdom. There is a time when there is no sign of tourism in the country. Tourism in the kingdom evolved in a very short period of time. The Kingdom had recently allowed westerns to visit their country as it helped them very much to increase tourism in their country. Here, we discuss some of the best places to visit in the country where non-Muslims people are also allowed to visit.
Edge Of The World, Riyadh
The Edge of the World, the Popular Natural Wonder of Riyadh Region. Jebel Fihrayn is the Arabic name of this wonder. This natural wonder has just become very popular in just a few years. This place is mostly popular because of its attractions, as it has some of the most stunning viewpoints from a 300 meter high cliffs. This cliff is hanging between the plain surroundings which make it more happening. This is also one of the examples of the escarpment in the world. Edge of the World is also the part of the much longer Jibal Tuwaiq. The Jibal Tuwaiq is also one of the largest and the most prominent features of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This escarpment spreads over more than 1000 kilometers ranging from Najran of the south to Qassim in the north.
The Empty Quater, popularly known as Rub’ al Khali in Arabia language. The Empty Quater id the world’s largest uninterrupted sand mass. The Rub Al Khali will blow your mind away with massive expanses of awesome desert and enormous dunes. It is popular for its landscape views of ever-changing endless dunes. The Empty Quater was made very much famous by the British explorer Wilfred Thesiger and his Emirati and Omani companions in the 1940s and 50s.
Maidan Saleh is a roughly halfway present between Petra and Mecca. It was the Nabatean’s second city. It is also known as al-Hijr and Hegra in Saudi Arabia. Mada’in Saleh was fell into disuse when the Natabean Kingdom was occupied by the Romans in the 106 AD. The Nabateans were originally a group of ancient people from the Middle East. They become wealthy by having the caravan trade between Southern Arabia and the Jordan Valley. They are most famous for the magnificence of their capital city, Petra (in modern Jordan), which has rightly been chosen one of the Modern Seven Wonders of the World.
Umluj ( The Maldives Of Saudi Arabia)
The Umluj is well known as The Maldives of Saudi Arabia. It is pronounced as Umlooj in the kingdom. It is a small town in the northwest of Saudi Arabia 150 km north of Yanbu and right next to the Red Sea. This place has a great archaeological and historical treasures, stretching 147 km north of Yanbu in western Saudi Arabia. Despite having a small size, it is on the list of the most prominent tourist sites in the Kingdom for its white and smooth sand all over the place. This place is a total mixture of the most happening things to a sea area. It consists of Coral reefs, beaches, and an abundance of sea lives.