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Al-Hijr Archaeological Site

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The Archaeological Site of Al-Hijr (Madâin Sâlih) is the first World Heritage property to be inscribed in Saudi Arabia (2008). Formerly known as Hegra it is the largest conserved site of the ... Read more
civilization of the Nabataeans south of Petra in Jordan. Its integrity is remarkable and it is well conserved. It includes a major ensemble of tombs and monuments, whose architecture and decorations are directly cut into the sandstone.

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Aliases: Madâin Sâlih

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