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Japan urges US to build maglev train line

The idea of getting from Washington to Manhattan in an hour on a floating train would seem a tad less fanciful if a similar system weren’t already being built in Japan.



Heritage awareness campaign launched

The Saudi Society for Preservation of Heritage has stressed the role of the Kingdom’s heritage in shaping the Saudi identity.



9,139 Saudi heritage items recovered from US citizens

Saudi Arabia has recovered 9,139 antiquities from United States citizens who used to work for Saudi Aramco.



Explore stunning Islamic architecture in historic Bidar, Karnataka

The historic Bidar in the federal state of Karnataka in India now finds itself on the world map of heritage tourism as it figures in the 2014 World Monuments Watch list released by the World Monume



Media convoy to capture Taif's beauty

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) launched the 21st tourist media convoy on Friday to document the antiquities and rich cultural heritage of Taif.



Visitors throng Taif for mild weather and cable cars

Saudis and expats from various parts of the Kingdom, as well as foreign tourists, visit Taif, some 200km from Jeddah, not only for its mild winter all year round, but also for its various attractions,



SAU, SCTA sign deal for tourism projects

Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz University (SAU), Al-Kharj and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in documenting heritage a



New surprises, more fun & adventure

There’s an extra dose of magic aboard the Disney Magic, Disney’s first cruise ship, with new spaces, re-imagined areas and exciting additions for the whole family.



Pearl of the Arabian Gulf, a must-visit Saudi city

Alkhobar, also known as the Pearl of the Arabian Gulf, is distinguished for its waterfront, nightlife and thriving business centers, making it the most beautiful city in the Arabian Gulf.



You need a strong heart for a cobra ride

Many expats in the Kingdom visit the Cobra Amusement Park in Dammam when they travel to the Eastern Province.

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