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Madain Saleh Tombs

Al Ula, Medina, Saudi Arabia
+966 14 884 6464
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Madain Saleh Tombs becomes first world heritage site in Saudi Arabia.

In year of 2008 UNESCO proclaimed Madain Saleh as a site of patrimony.It was chosen for its well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
223siraj
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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Historical place near to Madina

This place is show you the culture of past centuries society, You never stop your self to encourage... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Ahsan S
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Saudi Arabia
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Al Ula, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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+966 14 884 6464
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In year of 2008 UNESCO proclaimed Madain Saleh as a site of patrimony.It was chosen for its well preserved remains from late antiquity especially the 131 rock cut monumental tombs.Madain Saleh also called "Al Hijr"

Thank 223siraj
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This place is show you the culture of past centuries society, You never stop your self to encourage the Art which was made on stone. To understand about old living standard you must study about it

1  Thank Ahsan S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Saudi Arabia is one of the few places most travels never venture to see, and therefore few have ever seen this amazing treasure. Jordan had Petra and Saudi had Madain Saleh. One key differences is crowds. Madain Saleh has none. To walk around the tombs...More

2  Thank Don R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Madain Saleh is truly spectacular. Saudi Arabia's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. More than 125 well preserved tombs. Created by the same Nabateans we know from Petra in Jordan. The difference with Petra is that this place was completely deserted. This may change now that...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Landscape - amazing. The sand rocks that were formed a long long time ago, the desert sand, the black earth covering some of the mountains .....and all the history behind this vast area is fantastic and amazing. Some say the tombs were originally homes which...More

1  Thank Enjoystravelling
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing architecture, visit between Nov and Dec for good weather conditions, good exp for young ones

2  Thank hashmig79
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

These tombs which date back to the Nabatean period are varied in size and grandeur. At first, I assumed that other ewer only a few tombs but was surprised to see the variety of sizes and levels of sophistication of the decorative carvings which adorn...More

1  Thank adamgB2040YJ
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Good to see historical place and very far from Madinah. You have to take few hours drive to this place called al oola. Don’t miss to see this place.

Thank Syed S
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Madain Sahleh on a weekend trip. We drove from Jeddah which took about 6-7h. It was a great ride as we got to see various parts of Saudi Arabia on our way to the tombs. Upon arrival we checked in...More

1  Thank Rennell W
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I came here on a Hajj visa and I booked a taxi through my hotel here in Al Medina. We went to the historical Jewish ruins of Khyber and en route to Madain Saleh which is 419km from Medina. The highlight is the Al Fareed...More

1  Thank hasanayn114
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Raffy L
24 January 2018|
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Response from Enjoystravelling | Reviewed this property |
Hi Raffy, it is. You would have to check with tour operators in Saudi I believe. Although I am told they want to make it a tourist attraction area, but it is still in progress. So don't expect tourist level yet.
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Torres G
2 January 2018|
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Response from adamgB2040YJ | Reviewed this property |
The Ministry of Tourism made an announcement at the end of December announcing that the site will be closed for two years for a development project. A friend also visited the park a week after I had visited and was told a... More
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