The heritage sites
“Just came back from Al-Ula and Madain Saleh and I have to say that was a most impressive place! If I don’t ever get to any other places in KSA, I will be happy to know that I visited one of the most impressive places in the Middle East! ”
This site contains information in “one of the rarest wonders of the world” where history of extinct Thamud Tribe, Lehyan Tribe and Nabataean Kingdom lived in Al-Ula and Madain Saleh; from Dedan Kingdom to the Old Town and its ancient history...
* Madain Saleh (Al-Hijr)dates back to the Nabataeans Civilization considered as one of the very important archaeological site in Saudi Arabia that is called “The Capital of the Monuments” as it contains huge amount of diverse and multifaceted monuments.
* Al-Ula is located in the northwestern part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the line of 37, 55, 58 longitude and 26, 29, 36 latitude. It is 290 km. from Madinah to the south of Al Ula - Shajwa road. There is another 370 km. road linking Al-Ula to Madinah i.e. Madinah.