On National Day 88: get to know the most important Saudi regions registered in UNESCO

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The regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are distinguished by their multiple diversity due to the ancient history of the Arabian Peninsula, which the Kingdom has endeavored to preserve and register in the World Heritage List of the International Organization for Science, Culture and Heritage “UNESCO”. Saudi Arabia includes five sites registered in the World Heritage List.

The most important Saudi regions registered in UNESCO

The authority works on registering heritage and archeological sites in the list of urban heritage within the program of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to care for cultural heritage, which includes many programs and projects to develop these national heritage sites and to identify and preserve their history, which are five sites

Madain Saleh

Madain Saleh is the first site to be registered in the list of World Heritage sites. Madain Saleh, which was formerly known as the city of Al-Hijr, is located in the northwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, specifically in the Al-Ula governorate of the Madinah region. Among the Islamic monuments, which are represented in a number of castles and remains of the Hejaz railway.

Al-Turaif neighborhood in the historic Durya

The neighborhood is one of the most important political and geographical sites in Saudi Arabia since the first Saudi state, and the neighborhood is located in the Durya region northwest of Riyadh, as it is considered the capital of the Al Saud family, and the neighborhood was founded in the fifteenth century AD and characterized by buildings with the Najdi architectural approach that is unique in the middle of the peninsula In Arabia, the neighborhood includes ruins of many palaces, as well as a city built on the banks of the Diriyah Oasis. The Al-Turaif site, in the historic Diriyah district, was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010

Historic Jeddah

Historic Jeddah is located in the center of Jeddah, the historical Jeddah includes a number of monuments and heritage and heritage buildings, such as the effects of the Jeddah Wall and its ancient lanes including the Al-Mazloum neighborhood, the Al-Sham neighborhood, the Yemen neighborhood, and the Sea lane, and there are a number of historical mosques, the most prominent of which is the Othman bin Affan Mosque, Al-Shafei Mosque, Al-Basha Mosque, Akash Mosque, Al-Mimar Mosque and Al-Hanafi Mosque, in addition to historical markets, were listed among the World Heritage sites in 2014.

Rock painting sites in the locations of Jubba and Shuwaymis in Hail

The sites of Jubbat, Rata and Al-Manjour (Al-Shuwaimis) in the region of Hail are considered to be one of the most important and largest archaeological sites in the Kingdom dating back more than 10 thousand years BC. Sunman in the city of Jubba and “Ratt and Al-Manjour” in Shuwaimis, where the “Jabal Umm Senman” area was a lake in the past and its inhabitants left many inscriptions about their lives, while “Ratt and Al-Manjour” were valleys and the inscriptions show drawings of humans and animals dating back ten thousand years.

Al-Ahsa Oasis.

Al-Ahsa Oasis is characterized by containing more than 3 million palm trees that produce the finest types of dates, in addition to the important geographical and historical location that is distinguished by them, and Al-Ahsa Oasis has become a list of the fifth Saudi human heritage site (UNESCO) registered by the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage in the list, and that On the 29th of June 2020.

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Al-Ahsa Oasis

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Rock painting sites in the locations of Jubba and Shuwaymis in Hail

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Al-Turaif neighborhood in the historic Durya

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Historic Jeddah

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Madain Saleh

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