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Totally Amazing

I loved this place like you are in another world .So nice experience to see old people house in the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
561omery
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Hatay Province, Turkey
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A Great and Very Historical Attraction of Saudi Arabia

One of the Best and Very Popular Attraction of Saudi Arabia, highly Recommended for all Historical... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
CoinsExplorer
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was in our plan to visit during a trip to Medinah however after reviewing comments that it is closed up to 2020 so we didn't go.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mohammady19
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Do not go there until 2020 (if not longer) the whole aria is closed. We went all this way for nothing.. Don’t bother talking to the guards, they will get punished if they let you through. Shame though, we were looking forward to it!

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Trip45049298104
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Four tour companies in Riyadh as well as the Saudi Arabian Tourism Guide have emailed to say that Madain Saleh is CLOSED for maintenance until sometime in 2020. Madain Saleh may be one of the great wonders of the world as well as Saudi Arabia's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Nick Z
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I loved this place like you are in another world .So nice experience to see old people house in the caves and life styles.Loved it

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank 561omery
Reviewed 9 October 2018

One of the Best and Very Popular Attraction of Saudi Arabia, highly Recommended for all Historical Visit Lovers

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CoinsExplorer
Reviewed 26 September 2018

One of my friend and few of his families traveled all the away from Riyadh on Friday, 21 September 2018, unfortunately, he was told by the Guards the site is closed for maintenance. So anyone planning a visit, please verify before taking the journey.

Date of experience: September 2018
11  Thank Irshad I
Reviewed 9 September 2018

a great trip to the centuries old civilization, old Nebatian forts and house carved in stone and mountains. A must visit

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Smooth O
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We're travelling of 1500 km to visit for Madain e saleh on the road we are very excited and happy to travel the hisoriest site of the world and we think this tour is our life's best tour . But we don't know when we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Sajid I
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Having interest in historical sites and passion to explore and hearing much about madain saleh we decided to go, after travelling a long long distance from taif to there we were returned back from the gate. Apparently its closed and under construction for more than...More

Date of experience: June 2018
10  Thank ayesham448
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We went today madain saleh after 1500 Kilometres Journey And the police say go from here and thay treat us with a rubbish behavior. What a rudest police of saudi Arabia.

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank munirahmed629
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masooda2019
4 January 2019|
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Response from Smooth O | Reviewed this property |
No. It’s not open these days
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Fayiz A
19 September 2018|
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Response from Ebrahim Z |
Just to confirm, this historical site is closed now. I will be visiting Saudi Arabia on 24th December 2018.
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Donald T
16 September 2018|
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Response from 223siraj | Reviewed this property |
Dear Mr.Donald, If you s hourly visited Madain Saleh tomb first confirm with the website Saudi tours and tourism and confirm this side open for visitors.
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