Top 10 Places That You Must Visit in Saudi Arabia in 2017

Although most tourism in Saudi Arabia still largely involves religious pilgrimages, there is growth in the leisure tourism sector. Saudi Arabia is as diverse in its landscapes as it is in its culture and traditions, from desert fortresses and mountain ranges to magnificent fish and coral reefs. According to the survey conducted by Arab News,  here are some of the sites and regions that are most popular among domestic, regional and international tourists.

1. Al-Soudah mountains

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Near Abha are home to the Rijal Al-Ma’a mud brick village, located above the clouds. The beautiful buildings are accentuated with gleaming white quartz and colorful paint. It is a major destination for nature-lovers. Many structures in the village were preserved and restored by the local community, including the 400-year-old Al-Alwan Fortress, a source of pride for the community. Who would not want to ride a cable car, watching picturesque valleys and meadows as you head to a village within the clouds?

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