Monday 11 June 2018

Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih)

The city where I live receives a lot of tourists from Saudi Arabia but unfortunately they don't bring postcards with them :D

Madâin Sâlih
This postcard arrived from Germany sent by Claus

Mada'in Saleh, also called "Al-Hijr" or "Hegra", is an archaeological site located in the Sector of Al-`Ula within Al Madinah Region, the HejazSaudi Arabia. A majority of the remains date from the Nabatean kingdom (1st century AD). The site constitutes the kingdom's southernmost and largest settlement after Petra, its capital. Traces of Lihyaniteand Roman occupation before and after the Nabatean rule, respectively, can also be found. - in: wikipedia

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