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This museum is a very worth visiting although we have to drive about 3-4 hours from Madinah. The hijaz railway museum was very well preserved, the english translation information boards were everywhere. The view was spectacular and I believe remains as it was hundreds of...More
My 1st visit to Al Ula city, in the north of Saudi Arabia.
Watching the huge graves was shrugging my body .
Also the museum of the old train station was great .
I suggest this place to whom love historical areas .
Travelled by 2 AUV from Jeddah for 6.5hrs. Madain Saleh is worth for a visit were all amaze how creative the people in those days You can find accomodations along the road in al ulah at a reasonable price.
Most information on this place is out of date. You can just drive up and show ID and go in. You need a car to get there and to explore the site. Try to go in winter as the summer would be punishingly hot and...More
Considering Saudi Arabia lags behind in maintaining historical sights, this one was well maintained and labeled. If you're not a Saudi citizen, you should obtain a permission from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities. Fax them a letter from your sponsor with the precise...More
If you have the chance to travel to Saudi, then Madain Salih, has to be on your list of places to go. Only open to tourism relatively recently, you have the place almost to your self, there are over 100 tombs and you are free...More
We had a fantastic time here. Not the easiest place to get to and not very commercialised which after visiting the other Nabatean city of Petra was great. Hardly anyone there which allowed a very relaxed day and close access.