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Mada'in Saleh

Al Ula, Saudi Arabia
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Amazing Ancient Place!!!

I spent my Eid holiday in exploring UNESCO World Heritage Site at Al Ula, the Madain Saleh. It was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

This is a must if u r in saudi or in business trip regardless where you are located; I drove 800km... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Al Ula, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent my Eid holiday in exploring UNESCO World Heritage Site at Al Ula, the Madain Saleh. It was a very long road trip 7-8 hours but it was worth it when we reached the place. The ancient tombs were still attractive even it was...More

Thank jackie21alturas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if u r in saudi or in business trip regardless where you are located; I drove 800km to visit the place and it was worthy. I come from jordan where we have Petra; in case u don't know what is petra...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been trying to get into KSA for a while now and the main reason was this site. It did not disappoint. If you have been to Petra in Jordan it will all seem somewhat familiar yet a bit different. Of course the best...More

Thank DRNJ1960
Reviewed 14 May 2017

go see this when you are "close" , meaning wthin one day driving, or fly there, it's worth the effort

Thank villapaard
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This park is a hidden gem. It is an extension of the Nabatean civilization; people that built Petra in Jordan. The site is untouched and secure. There are no waiting in line or lots of tourists. I highly recommend visiting if ever in the kingdom

Thank Michael I
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The history of these tombs is amazing, the build fantastic, the site is free to access, but without a car and the freedom to walk yourself, it's a little limited. And there was literally nothing and no-one to give any history. You have to research...More

Thank alanpcoleman
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing time visiting these ancient tombs/ruins. It is very private with nobody hassling you or trying to sell you anything. There is tons of freedom to do what you want there. You can drive right up to the tombs or even take...More

1  Thank Elliot W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Its an excellent place to visit and is very well maintained. From Madina towards Tabuk some 300+ Km and well paved roads. As you as you reach near Al Ula, the beauty and awe of the place catch you attention instantly. Its windy and best...More

Thank Fahad S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Mada’in Saleh, known as al-Hijr, or Hegra, by the Nabataean people who carved its magnificent tombs into the golden sandstone outcrops. The delicate details on the entrance portals and the smooth surfaces of its 111 tomb facades reflect the great skills of the masons of...More

Thank Makshum
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Went there for a weekend trip and overall I was very surprised on how accessible everything was, meaning you can literally park right at the tombs as in 3 feet away. Everything very open, able to explore pretty much all of it and there is...More

1  Thank richfng
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Response from omrania | Reviewed this property |
Waalaikum Mussalam, Sorry for the delayed reply, I only noticed today. no need of any permission, they just let us in with our car, but some other people they checked their ID,