10 things you didn’t know about Al ula Saudi arabia

  1. Al Ula is a city located in northwest Saudi Arabia, in the region known as Madinah Province.
  2. It is home to the Hegra ancient city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  3. Al Ula is known for its ancient rock art, with many petroglyphs and carvings found throughout the area.
  4. The city is also home to the Al Ula National Museum, which showcases the history and culture of the region.
  5. Al Ula is located near the famous Wadi Rum desert, which is popular for its sand dunes and rock formations.
  6. The city is also home to a number of ancient forts and castles, including the Mudawwara Castle and the Al Wajh Fort.
  7. Al Ula is home to a variety of traditional markets, where visitors can purchase local handicrafts and souvenirs.
  8. The city is also known for its natural hot springs, which are believed to have medicinal properties.
  9. Al Ula is home to a number of annual festivals and events, including the Al Ula Camel Festival and the Al Ula Food Festival.
  10. The city is accessible by road, with regular bus and taxi services available from nearby cities such as Madinah and Riyadh.

 

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