Saudi Arabia offers an amazing selection of natural and historical treasures, such as the mountainous Taif resorts, the archaeological splendour of the ancient tombs of Nabatea, and the stunning coral reefs beneath the waters of the Red Sea. Though popular perceptions seem to suggest this is a country of endless sand deserts – and there are indeed some magnificent examples – you will also discover lush mountain vegetation, scenic parks, lakes, fountains and a host of historic buildings.
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When visiting Saudi Arabia you can't miss trying out Kabsa, the country's national food. It's a spiced rice based dish with tender chicken. It's often served with Shattah, a very hot sauce.
The Arabic desert offers a big variety of activities that could make everyone get along. From camel riding, to Arabian camping to dune bashing... the desert will really make you live the most authentic and truthful Arabic experience.
Saudi Arabia is literally home to Islam, as its founder Muhammad was born in Makkah, the holiest city for Muslims. As some parts of Makkah and Medina are accessible only to Muslims, try visiting other less crowded but still breathtaking mosques. For example, try stopping at the Al Rahma mosque in Jeddah, known for being floating on water!
Arabic coffee ('qahwa') it's one of the most known and loved varieties of coffee all around the world. It's mostly known for its richness in taste, obviously given by spices. How can you miss out trying it while visiting Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia hosts 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are absolutely exceptional. Why not take a tour of this incredible country and stop to take a look at these fascinating spots?
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