Top 10 most amazing places in Saudi Arabia
Situated in the Asian continent, Saudi Arabia is the country known for its beautiful valleys, striking mountains and the Red Sea beaches. The thirteen provinces of this country have some amazingly good places to visit at least once in a lifetime because where there is desert, there is an oasis too. With free public health and school services, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an Islamic country where visas are issued to the business owners, relatives, and friends of Saudi people, Muslim pilgrims and the transit to the third country. Although foreign tourists might face some music while getting to the country of sacred lands but if relatives and friends can assist in sponsoring then it can be of the really good. Though Saudi Arabia is it has a wide range of world-class hotels for foreigners as well as basic accommodations for the local people who wish to make savings rather spending on five-star lodging houses. Saudi Arabia has its Saudi Airlines that has really nice service which is also taken fancy by many of the travelers and visitors.
10) Rock Carving Sites
Rock Carving Sites are the amazing historical places in the Saudi Arabia. These two places Jubbah and Shuwaymus are known for the rocky archaeological site with many carvings that fascinate everyone who visits this place. The things carved on these stones and rocks depict how people used to spend their lives in the early times. All the evidences that are found at these sites, raises the curiosity that beguiles most of the tourists to visit Saudi Arabia. It gives many traces how human population inhabited the land in the ancient times. This is in fact a good and interesting place for many people who have love for history and archaeology.
9) Albatoul Marine, Saudi Arabia
The water blob is the most entertaining thing to do when it comes to Albatoul Marine in Saudi Arabia. With the up thrust of water, you get to fly up high in the air due to high pressure while the surrounding looks extremely beautiful. It’s all about finding the balance and then you get to enjoy all the jumps and or flyboardings. Albatoul Marine is a nice place to visit with blue water and beautiful panorama.
8) Dumat al Jundal
Dumat ul Jandal is another interesting place in the province Al Jawf, almost 37 km away from that has a beautiful Mard building just like a castle which is called as Fort giant. The name Dumat ul Jundal is derived from the phrase “Dumah of Stone” because it was the place occupied by the renowned people in the ancient times. However the fort is built at the height of 2000ft on the territory of Saudi Arabia. Though this place is dry looking with mud and brick made walls and buildings, it has a great history for the interested archaeologists who can search for different secrets embedded in its dwellings. The architectural aspects attract many tourists from different parts of the world toward Saudi Arabia.
7) Medain Saleh
Having keen interest in archaeological studies? Looking for a place where you can learn about great historical aspects and civilizations? Well, here is the right suggestion for you. Yes, Medain Saleh is one of the part and parcel archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia and has royal monument with good description. History tells that this place used to have fresh water and it attracted many settlers who later started carving, remodeling, and drilling the wells at this rocky place. It is 300 km away from Jeddah and has great rocky carvings that look highly fascinating because it is extremely dry out there and that the infrastructure hasn’t yet changed.
6) King’s Fountain, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Kings fountain is one of the best places in Saudi Arabia and it is extremely fascinating because it is the world’s tallest fountain in city of Jeddah. The jet propels water to the height of 853 meters. Located at the red sea, the beautiful fountain is one of the attractive places which are visible from most of the places within the city. The good thing about this fountain is that it doesn’t use fresh water but the salty sea water as a part of conservation. It gives a view of calmness and serenity during the night time when it lightens up and is seen to have different beautiful colors that enhance its beauty. The night illumination looks like as if the angels coming down on earth. It really gives a perfect view to its viewers.
5) Al Tayebat International City, Jeddah
Al Tayebat International city, situated in the city Jeddah, is the hub of attraction in Saudi Arabia for many foreigners, who are fascinated by its architecture and crafts. It is basically a museum where attractive items are displayed that depicts the past culture of Saudi Arabia. With 300 rooms in 12 different buildings, this museum made up of limestone and coral blocks, was the Palace of a king Sheikh Abdul Rauf Khalil who was a very wealthy merchant. There are beautiful manuscripts, books and equipment in beautiful showcases. This museum speaks itself of the knowledge and learning facilities with the help of portraits, pictures, monuments and explanations.
4) Farasan Islands
A favorite diving destination of Jacques Cousteau, Farasan Islands have more than just private beaches and sand for every visitor to enjoy. The Islands are a bird watchers paradise and also have mangroves and endemic Gazelle species in addition to the numerous historical sites on the main island.
3) Royal Saudi Air Force Museum, Riyadh
Established in 1920, this amazing Royal Air Force Museum is the center of attraction for many of the visitors and travelers who wish to know more about the air force, crafts, historical facts and figures, and space of Saudi Arabia. Located in Riyadh, this inspiring museum is open every day except for Mondays and it has an outdoor static park as well as a remarkable indoor museum. There are many aircraft of interest on display in a modern and very attractive glass building. You get to know all the history of Saudi Aviation and climb into the helicopter cabin for a better familiarity. With the state of art weapon technology and aircraft display, the museum offers this amazing place to see that has international standards.
2) Hejaz Railway Station & Tabuk Museum
Tabuk’s early-20th-century Hejaz Railway station is one of the best preserved in Saudi Arabia. There are 13 recently refurbished buildings spread over 80,000 sq metres and these include include a workshop, a handicrafts centre and a building that houses a locomotive, freight car and several Ottoman relics worth viewing. The site is also going to be the home of Tabuk’s new state-of-the-art city museum, which was being built at the time of research and scheduled to open in early 2020.
1) Al Wahbah Crater
Located in middle of an otherwise flat, barren desert, the Al Wahbah Crater is a natural anomaly that would be wondrous enough on its own, but it hides its own salt field in its bowl. In recent years, the Saudi Arabian tourist industry has set their sights on the crater, building roads and markers to the site to make it easier to visit, making it an increasingly popular camping site. That is, until another massive explosion changes the landscape again. 254 km from Taif on the western edge of the Harrat Kishb basalt plateau.