5 Reasons To Visit Al-Hijr, A UNESCO Heritage Site

1. It became the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia.

2. Wander this one site and discover rock carvings, ruins, and more than 100 monumental tombs.

3. Many of the detailed facades are also inscribed with a medley of languages, scripts, and art forms.

4. It is the second largest settlement of the Nabatean Kingdom after Petra, Jordan.

5. The ancient site also gives us an insight into the way of life of people in the 1st Century AD.