Tourism in Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a distinctive and vital tourism sector, which is visited by millions of visitors, and tourists every year from different parts of the world; thanks to the presence of many landmarks, and attractive and religious attractions, which are important in them, and statistics of 2003 indicated that the total Hotel reservations in Saudi hotels amounted to about 81,197 hotel rooms, or about 42% of the total capacity, as the number of visitors to the country in the same year reached about 7,332,233 visitors, and more than half of them are from the Middle East region.
The most important tourist attractions in Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia includes many landmarks, and wonderful, attractive attractions. The following is mentioned for the most important of them:
Kingdom Center Tower
The Kingdom Center Tower is located in the country’s capital, Riyadh, and it is considered one of its most prominent landmarks, knowing that it is about 302 meters high, and thus it is considered the third tallest building in the country. It should be noted that within it there is a residential complex, a luxury shopping center and an observatory.
Coral coral houses are located in the city of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and it is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in it, as it represents old traditional houses that were built entirely from coral blocks collected from the Red Sea facing the city.
Mada’in Saleh is a historical archeological site that includes a group of buildings carved into the rock, which resemble the design of the city of Petra in Jordan, where it dates back to the first century AD during the Nabatean era.
Rock sculptures, meal
Jaba rock sculptures are found in the Najd region of Saudi Arabia, specifically on the northwestern edge of the city of Jubba, to the northwest of the city of Hail. The emergence of Islam, and others.
Masmak Fortress is located in Riyadh, which is an ancient historical monumental building built for the first time in approximately 1865 AD. Today, it is considered a museum that includes many maps, and old photographs of the Kingdom.