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Address: Al Ula, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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+966 14 884 6464

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Madain Saleh ROCKS!!!

It was in August 2013 during Eid holidays when my friends and I decided to travel from Jeddah to Yanbu and finally to Al Ula. It's indeed a long journey but it's all worth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was in August 2013 during Eid holidays when my friends and I decided to travel from Jeddah to Yanbu and finally to Al Ula. It's indeed a long journey but it's all worth it!!! The Madain Saleh rocks really ROCKS!!! One will surely left speechless as you go through each and every carved rocks in the protected area. It... More 

Thank Riyadhventourista
Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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114 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Madaien Saleh tombs are an attraction for people who are interested in natural formations of rocks and places of historical values

Thank trilochansaini
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Let me start off by saying If you are in Saudi Arabia this place is a must see. First off this is a huge area that is covered with tombs, Cars are allowed inside the site. I Visited the place with my family and friends, reached mid afternoon and there was no checking and no one stopped us or any... More 

Thank Joyston J
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We visited the site in mid 1978 when we were surveying and re-designing a section of the, then proposed, Hail to Al Ula highway. The original route of the road cut through the rock formation 'hiding' the tombs and had to be moved well away. As we were having a look around this ancient marvel, we stumbled into a group... More 

Thank chrisLiverton
Cairo, Egypt
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75 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

the area is one of the rare hidden Gems of the history, it's 350 to 400 km away from Al madinah al Munawarah depending of which route you take but if you are not familiar with the single road drive it's better to use madinah Tabuk road and then head west on the road 20 km north of Khyber .... More 

Thank Usama M
Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

You might be one of a handful of people visiting this remote place at one time...certainly not the huge Petra crowds arriving by the busload. The shame is seeing the graffitti on these tombs. I was horrified that this site was not protected from vandals. Be aware you need permission in advance (a written permit) before coming here.

3 Thank Livnil
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This plase is good for any one to visit. Amazing history built there . Worrks for children family and friends

Thank Ahmad r
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

If you decide to visit this place make it one day trip its about 300km from Madinah. no hotel or nice place to stay.

1 Thank Abadee H
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191 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I never been there before as I always hear about it, I decided to go with my friends for the week end, we spent the first night at Al-Ula Arak hotel and it was so nice, in the morning we went to see the old Ula city, the lions tombs and the elephant rock, in the afternoon we went to... More 

4 Thank Talotunisi
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Abit of a drive from madeenah but well worth it, You have to obtain another visa or permission to go, a standard umrah visa will not get you entry to Madain saleh. In the same area you find Almoadham Castle and Hejaz railway station You need to read about the place before you visit to enjoy each corner

3 Thank Sameer I

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