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A superb place to spend a day

Start of pretty early to avoid traffic. the drive to Dhee Ayn is really enjoyable with its tunnels... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Jovial D
KSA "must see"

I would rank this place just slightly under Madain Saleh in terms of interest and beauty. After... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Start of pretty early to avoid traffic. the drive to Dhee Ayn is really enjoyable with its tunnels and bridges. The air is crisp and fresh too. Once at the village, you would be able to walk up to the highest point in the castle....More

1  Thank Jovial D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I would rank this place just slightly under Madain Saleh in terms of interest and beauty. After you go down the road from Al Baha city toward Tihama you will find this place on the left at the bottom of the mountains. It is located...More

2  Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This granite village is found a short drive from Al Baha, and is worth the trip. since I last visited the village, there have been many changes like the building of restaurants and facilities to serve the visitors which were not available before. You can...More

1  Thank adamgB2040YJ
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A beautiful and scenic drive mountain drive from Al Baha to the village of Dhee Ayn. Dhee Ayn is a UNESCO World Heritage site. A 400 year old village built on on hilltop, surrounded by palm trees and waterfalls. A wonderful excursion for history buffs,

1  Thank LauraAl-Albani
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This should be listed in UNESCO heritage site for its unique stone houses. Youll be amazed .how ancient people build those stone houses on the mountain

2  Thank Jojie C
Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you are a history buff one of the better places in Saudi to visit. A 400 year old village built on a mountain, relatively hidden and completely out of the way, this is an amazing place to see. The houses have wooden roofs made...More

1  Thank Joyston J
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Mildly interesting site that has been completely rebuilt, so seems a little like a Hollywood set, or a Disney version of how an Arab village might look. It was obviously only just finished, as the empty bags of cement littered the scene. You can climb...More

1  Thank Leopard_Lil
Reviewed 27 July 2015

It is one of the must see places in Al Bahah region .The drive from Al Bahah City towards this village is very scenic ,interesting and full of tunnels .The Village is very old and built atop a white stone mountain, and includes a number...More

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