Things to See and Do in the Arabian Peninsula

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The Arabian Peninsula is a located in Western Asia. It is surrounded by the Red Sea to the west, the Persian Gulf to the northeast, the Levant to the north and the Indian Ocean to the southeast. Seven countries are located on the Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Most of the Arabian Peninsula is covered with desert, but due to its vast reserves of oil and natural gas, all countries situated on Arabian Peninsula are quite wealthy and have beautiful cities and many tourist destinations. In this post we will show you: Sana’a, Mecca, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain adn Mada’in Saleh.

Sana’a

Sana’a is located in western Yemen and is its capital city. The old city of Sana’a is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its unique architecture.

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Mecca

Mecca is the most important city of the Islam world. It is the birthplace of Muhammad and the place where the Quran was revealed.

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the major Mosque in Oman. It is located in Muscat, the capital of Oman.

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Dubai

Dubai is the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates. In recent years it is one of the fastest growing cities in the world, famous for its amazing structures.

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi emirate is the largest emirate of the UAE’s seven emirates.

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Bahrain

Bahrain is a small island country located in the Persian Gulf.

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Mada’in Saleh

Mada’in Saleh is archaeological site located in northwestern Southi Arabia. It is a World Heritage Site.

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Things to See and Do in the Arabian Peninsula

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