About Saudi Arabia in a Nutshell
Birth place of Islam, Saudi Arabia is home to World’s two holiest Islamic Mosques- Mecca and Medina. The present day Saudi Arabia came into being in 1932, by ABD AL-AZIZ bin Abd al-Rahman Al SAUD; it took him 30 years to unify the Arabian Peninsula, but the result was the beautiful country high on riches but similarly endowed when it comes to natural and manmade wonders.
Top 3 Touristy-Destinations in Saudi Arabia
It is said that if one is going to visit Saudi and has only enough time to visit one destination, then he/she should go for Maiden Saleh. Just a look at it, will make you feel as if you have entered an otherworldly place, it is so surreal, and its offerings are also as breathtaking. It is home to tombs that belong to the ancient people of Nabatean; Hejaz railways built by Ottomans also runs by, through Maiden Saleh. In addition to this, there is also a nearby town named as Al-Ula, which is known for its oasis, mud village, old museums and tombs et al.
Shuwaymus – Rock carving Site
Shuwaymus is a rock carving site which has been recently discovered; a fascinating fact about this site is that the rock carvings at this place indicate that Saudi Arabia was not a dry area from the very beginning; it has certainly undergone drastic climatic changes over the years to reach such a state. As per the carvings, the place was home to Neolithic people and also gives hints that domestication of animals was also practiced then.
Located in North-east of Saudi Arabia, Tayma, as per historical records, used to be a prosperous settlement with Jewish people as its natives; it is also said that it was also bountiful in terms of wells and infrastructure at that time. As per Old Testament in the book of Jeremiah, 7th Century Tayma enjoyed a very prominent place in Saudi Arabia’s makeup.
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