ThePlace: Jubbat Hail, an old caravan route through Saudi Arabia’s Nefud Desert

It is one of the largest and most significant archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia. (Photo/Saudi Tourism)
Updated 08 June 2019
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ThePlace: Jubbat Hail, an old caravan route through Saudi Arabia’s Nefud Desert

Jubbat Hail, in the Hail region of northeast Saudi Arabia, is on an old caravan route through the Nefud Desert. 

A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2015, recent government investment has improved the facilities available to the public there. 

It is one of the largest and most significant archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia, due to its rock inscriptions and carvings dating to the Mesolithic period.It is a beautiful desert destination visited by thousands of tourists from around the world every year. This photo was taken by Hir Bart as part of the Colors of Saudi competition.


Saudi Energy Minister: it is of global importance that trade routes remain open

Updated 17 June 2019
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Saudi Energy Minister: it is of global importance that trade routes remain open

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