What is Saudi Arabia known for?

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    • Saudi Arabia, arid, sparsely populated kingdom of the Middle East.

    Saudi Arabia has so much to offer, here are some of the things Saudi Arabia is known for.

    • Jeddah: Wandering beneath coral architecture and looking for bargains in the country's biggest souq.
    • Jubbah: Admiring the country's greatest open-air gallery of sophisticated ancient rock art.
    • Mecca: Staring in awe at the hypnotic tawaf (circumnavigation of the Kaaba) inside the world's biggest mosque.
    • Asir National Park: Standing atop the Kingdom's tallest peak and exploring its mysterious villages.
    • Yanbu: Diving the dazzling Seven Sisters to hang out with hammerheads.
    • Hejaz Railway: Listening for the ghost of TE Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) and exploring Arabia's romantic railway remnants.
    • Farasan Islands: Imagining the wealth of the merchants who once resided in the islands' unique and beautifully carved houses.
    • Dammam: Enjoying world-class opera and theatre here at the country's premiere performing-arts venue, Ithra.
    • Madain Saleh: Marvelling at the evocative rock-hewn tombs and sublime desert setting of the 'other Petra'.
    • Diraiyah: Reliving the capital's capture beneath the mud-brick ruins where modern Saudi Arabia was born.

  • Saudi Arabia is famous for oil, to be the origin of Islam, Arabian horses, the world's largest sand desert (Rub' Al Khali), the world's largest oasis (Al-Ahsa), Arabian coffee, oil, countless palaces, veiled women, countless mosques, Bedouins on horses, Bedouins on camels, Bedouins with falcons, sword-wielding dance

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