Al Ula contains many distinct places, which Al Ula Governorate is located north of Medina, and the most famous of these monuments that you must visit are Madain Saleh, Jabal Al Fil, the old town, and Al Aswad Cemeteries.
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The most beautiful places in Al Ula
Dar Al-Hajar (Madain Saleh)
Dar Al-Hajar, or (Madain Saleh), is located 22 km north of Al-Ula, and it has prehistoric ruins, represented in rock paintings and cumulus stonework, as well as the inscriptions written between the southern Arabic, Lahyanite, Thamudic, Nabataean, Latin and Islamic, and represented in the façades of the tombs. Carved in the religious and residential area, as well as wells and canals, the effects of the Hajj-Shami route, the effects of the Hejaz railway, the ruins of the village of Al-Hajar, the burial cemeteries on the tops of the mountains.
There is also the Alfred Palace from the southeastern side, and it was called Alfred because it was uniquely marked by a huge independent rock, as well as the group of Qasr Al-Bint Cemeteries, which are located to the west of Mount Ithlib, and it consists of two rocks including the first 29 cemeteries, while the other contains two cemeteries on its eastern side, and there is also a mountain Ethlib, which is a series of rocky peaks extending longitudinally on the northeastern side of the site, and this mountain was of great importance to the Nabataeans, as they took it as a religious center.
The old town in Al-Ula contains old buildings, and it is called a monastery that was transformed by the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities from just old houses dating back to the sixth century AH of a heritage village, and it is one of the sites that your journey to Al-Ula or Madain Saleh does not complete, except by visiting it, as it is located in the heart of Al-Ula and Ali A few kilometers from the airport and from the site of Mada’in Saleh, some of its buildings were constructed of ready-made rocks that were brought from the ruins of the nearby Khuraybah area. This explains the presence of many inscriptions, writings and archaeological decorations on a large percentage of its stones.
Al-Khriba (Black Cemetery)
It has a large basin called Mahlab al-Naqa and it is said that it is a valid camel basin as mentioned in the Holy Qur’an. “You drink and have a known day drink.” However, the archaeologists unanimously agreed that it is the remains of a temple for an ancient animal and not a camel of camel Saleh, as ruins also contain ruins of the city of Dadan The ancient and Lehian kingdom that followed in the rule of the region, and Dadan, the ancient name of the Ola Oasis also, and the ruin is also famous for the four lions tombs, where the lion was a symbol of strength and strength in the culture of the ancient world in various civilizations, and sculptures of lions were found, most notably the lion sculpture found in the year 1914, the sculpted lioness who breastfed her newborn, in addition to The four lions above two graves south of the Al-Khriba site.
The Film Mountain is one of the most well-known tourist attractions in the Al-Ula region, being one of the strangest mountains in the region, as it forms a rock block in the form of an elephant-like rock block, and is located in a vast area covered with golden sand and surrounded by a group of mountains 7 kilometers to the eastern side of Al-Ula Governorate Also, there are many farms close to the mountain, which smell wonderful, such as orange, tangerine and lemon, in addition to the spread of many palm trees in the place, which give a picturesque and distinctive appearance around Mount Elephant.
Dar Al-Hajar .. Madain Saleh
Old town of Al-Ula
Kheriba black cemetery