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Best Places to Visit in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia is known for its sacred sites, outstanding craftsmanship, and rich culture. Most people don’t know that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a lot of other spectacular places to visit and experience the warmth and generosity of traditional Arabian hospitality.

Fakieh Aquarium – Jeddah

Fakieh Aquarium
Image Source: Ruaa Digital

This aquarium has a wide range of fish species and different aquatic creatures is makes it a perfect place for the family. The ice-skating rink and arcade are best for children and kids-at-heart who want to experience the indescribable feeling of gliding on ice.

Al-Balad Historical District – Jeddah

Al Balad Jeddah
Image Source: Meres of Arabia

Experience a total Saudi culture immersion by visiting the old district of Al-Balad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This district, also known as the ‘little Jeddah’, was built in the 7th century. Al-Balad is the last remaining assemblage of urban and commercial spaces on the shores of the Red Sea. You can also visit its souk (open-air market) and bring home great finds.

Mada’in Saleh – Al-Madinah

Madain Saleh
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This is the perfect place for explorers who love to go the extra mile in searching for concealed world treasures. Mada’in Saleh is a haven to 131 tombs, 45 of which have late Aramaic script on its entrance describing the tombs’ builders — wealthy women.

A trip here is like travelling back in time, as most of the structures have a combination of Nabataean and Babylonian designs with Greco-Roman architecture. It was also discovered that this place used to be a place for traders and marketers.

Kingdom Centre – Riyadh

Kingdom Centre
Image Source: Kingdom Centre

Situated in the heart of Riyadh City, Kingdom Centre is the embodiment of luxurious living in Saudi Arabia. With a height of 302 metres, its high-speed elevators (180 km/h) will take you to the Sky Bridge on the 99th floor, which gives you a breathtaking view of the city. Pro tip: Avoid visiting the place during the weekends and on weekdays from 6 PM onwards as these schedules draw in more people.

Red Sand Dunes – Riyadh

Red Sand Dunes Riyadh
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This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in KSA. Rent an ATV and feel the adrenaline rush as you ride your way down the dunes. You can also enjoy a barbeque picnic while watching the sunset and the breathtaking view of Tuwaiq Escarpment.

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