The Masmak is a clay and mud-brick fort, with four watchtowers and thick walls, founded on stone blocks, lying in the center of Riyadh, in the old quarters. This building played a major part in the kingdom's history, as it was here that the recapture of Riyadh, led by Ibn Saud, occurred on 14 January 1902.
The National Museum of Saudi Arabia is a major national museum in Saudi Arabia. Established in 1999, it is part of the King Abdulaziz Historical Centre in Riyadh. The history of Islam is the major focus of this museum, which consists of 10 galleries, courtyards and a section that houses fancy cars and other belongings of the founding king of Saudi Arabia.
One of the most prominent elements of the park which is presently developed by ArRiyadh Development Authority is the Lake on an area of 33 thousand square-meters in different depth levels. Lake is divided into two zones; one of them is assigned for boating and the other representing natural life that is expected to attract local and migrating birds.
Wadi Hanifa is a wadi or valley in the Najd region, Riyadh Province, in central Saudi Arabia. The valley runs for a length of 120 km from northwest to southeast, cutting through the city of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia.
The Jeddah Corniche is the 30 km coastal resort area of the city of Jeddah. Located along the Red Sea, the corniche features a coastal road, recreation areas, pavilions and large-scale civic sculptures — as well as King Fahd's Fountain, the highest fountain in the world.
King Fahd's Fountain also known as the Jeddah Fountain, is a fountain in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the tallest of its type in the world. The fountain was donated to the city of Jeddah by King Fahd, hence its name. It was constructed between 1980 and 1983 and was launched in 1985.
The Rehma Mosque seems to float in water in the days of high tides. The Rehma Mosque is a unique mosque where other than offering prayer you can roam around and enjoy the scenic views of Red Sea. The views of sunset and sun rise are spectacular from the terrace of the magnificent Rehma Mosque.
It is a prominent landmark of Jeddah. A place from where people would come and go to Makkah after leaving ships for Hajj or Umra. It is located in the old part of the city and crowded area with a lot of stores, old malls, and street businesses.
The mosque is built at the place where a group of jinn are said to have gathered one night to hear the recitation of a portion of the Quran by Muhammad. Muhammad later met there with these jinn's leaders and accepted their embrace of Islam and their bay'ah to him.
The Hejaz railway was a narrow-gauge railway that ran from Damascus to Medina, through the Hejaz region of Saudi Arabia, with a branch line to Haifa on the Mediterranean Sea. It improve the economic and political integration of the distant Arabian provinces into the Ottoman state, and to facilitate the transportation of military forces.
Jabal an-Nour is a mountain near Mecca in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Makkah. The mountain itself is barely 640 m tall; nonetheless two hours are needed to make the strenuous hike to the cave.
Mada'in Saleh, also called "Al-Hijr" or "Hegra", is an archaeological site located in the Sector of Al-`Ula within Al Madinah Region, the Hejaz, Saudi Arabia. In 2008 UNESCO proclaimed Madaʼin Saleh as a site of patrimony, becoming Saudi Arabia's first World Heritage Site.
Al-Haramain Museum in Makkah. Al-Haramain Museum highlights the cultural and historical dimension of the Two Holy Mosques and follows the General Presidency of the Grand Mosque and Prophet's Mosque Affairs.
The Prophet's Mosque is a mosque established and originally built by the Islamic prophet Muhammad, situated in the city of Medina in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. It was the third mosque built in the history of Islam, and is now one of the largest mosques in the world.
Mount Uhud is a mountain north of Medina, Saudi Arabia. It is 1,077 m (3,533 ft) high. It was the site of the second battle between Muslim and Meccan forces. The Battle of Uhud was fought on 19 March, 625 AD, between a force from the small Muslim community of Medina, in what is now north-western Arabia, and a force from Mecca.
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