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Madain Saleh Tombs

Al Ula, Medina, Saudi Arabia
+966 14 884 6464
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Amazing site

Excellent place to visit if you are in Saudi. The ride from Madinah takes about 3 hours and from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
isagarcas
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Arab heritage

Must visit while you stay in Madina, excellent landscape on a three hours journey. Real historical... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Muhammad A
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Al Ula, Medina, Saudi Arabia
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+966 14 884 6464
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent place to visit if you are in Saudi. The ride from Madinah takes about 3 hours and from Jeddah around 7. The site for the moment does not have many visitors and we had it basically for ourselves. We took a guide from Al...More

2  Thank isagarcas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit while you stay in Madina, excellent landscape on a three hours journey. Real historical site for Arabs to discover their heritage dating back to 2500 years approx.

Thank Muhammad A
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is way off the beaten track (it's in Saudi, a hard country to visit), but worth the effort. You need a car to visit or use occasional bus tours. It's beautiful but there is almost no information available for your assistance, and that which...More

Thank alanpcoleman
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

If your in Saudi Arabia this is a must to visit. The place is totally amazing!! Be prepared for a long travel and better to stay overnight in one of the hotels in Al Ula. From the hotel to Mada'in it will be like 40mins...More

2  Thank sharon a
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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...More

1  Thank Riyadhventourista
Reviewed 17 January 2017

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

Thank trilochansaini
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,...More

3  Thank Joyston J
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....More

Thank chrisLiverton
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...More

Thank Usama M
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....More

4  Thank Livnil
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floodsa
Is it possible to visit the site on a Friday morning or is the area closed for prayers?
15 January 2017|
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Response from sharon a | Reviewed this property |
we visited friday and there was no problem. we went there around 10am.
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anas2shaikh
Assalamu Alaikum, I would like to know that we are planning to visit Mada'en Saleh next week with family. We are having Saudi Iqama. So, still do we required to have a permission before visit? Please reply. Regards, Mohammed Anas
19 December 2016|
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Response from Usama M | Reviewed this property |
w alykum al salam Mr Mohammed, these permissions were old when you were asked to bring permission from the museum. but now after renovation of the site you don't need any permission , you only go there and at the security... More
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MOOMTAZ ALLY J
I would like to visit this place. What are the procédures.
19 July 2016|
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Response from Ankitvag | Reviewed this property |
i am assuming that you are already in saudi arabia and considering to visit the place. there is no specific procedure now a days. you can go anytime with your id proof. No pre-booking is required. Caution: i am not aware of... More
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