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Mada'in Saleh, Saudi Arabia, West Asia

The delicate details on the entrance portals and the smooth surfaces of its 111 tomb facades reflect the great skills of the masons of their time. The splendor of the natural setting here must have reminds Petra.

Variation Name(s): al-Hijr, or Hegra
Address: not far from al-Ula (22 km)
This site belongs to the following categories: Carving, Inscription

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