Photos: 7 cool and unusual things to do in Saudi Arabia

  • Saudi Arabia on Tuesday lifted the quarantine rule for Indians who have received both doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the Gulf nation.
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The Indian embassy in Riyadh announced the news on Twitter and wrote, "Embassy is pleased to inform that Saudi Authorities have announced that Indian nationals who have travelled to India after receiving both doses of the vaccine in Saudi Arabia will be able to return to the Kingdom directly without need for quarantine in a third country." Here are seven things to do in the Gulf Nation as the country lifts quarantine rules on Indians.(Pexels)

The Indian embassy in Riyadh announced the news on Twitter and wrote, "Embassy is pleased to inform that Saudi Authorities have announced that Indian nationals who have travelled to India after receiving both doses of the vaccine in Saudi Arabia will be able to return to the Kingdom directly without need for quarantine in a third country." Here are seven things to do in the Gulf Nation as the country lifts quarantine rules on Indians.(Pexels)

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Visit the Southern Region: The southern parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are radically different from Jeddah or Riyadh. Things are much cheaper there and the culture also hasn't changed much. (Instagram/@maramkhalid_96)

Visit the Southern Region: The southern parts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are radically different from Jeddah or Riyadh. Things are much cheaper there and the culture also hasn't changed much. (Instagram/@maramkhalid_96)

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Dune bashing in Qassim: If you want to experience the real Saudi culture, old or new, you need to visit Qassim. One of the best activities here has to be the thrilling dune bashing which the locals absolutely love.(Unsplash)

Dune bashing in Qassim: If you want to experience the real Saudi culture, old or new, you need to visit Qassim. One of the best activities here has to be the thrilling dune bashing which the locals absolutely love.(Unsplash)

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Drive to the 'Edge of the World': Jebel Fihrayn, known to the west as 'Edge of the World' is located not so far from Riyadh. The rocks were formed by the movement of the tectonic plates.(Unsplash)

Drive to the 'Edge of the World': Jebel Fihrayn, known to the west as 'Edge of the World' is located not so far from Riyadh. The rocks were formed by the movement of the tectonic plates.(Unsplash)

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Al Wahbah Crater: You cannot miss the Al Wahbah crater when in the Gulf Nation. Located along the 'Edge of the World,' this volcanic crater is 2 kilometres wide and 250 metres deep. (Instagram/@amymiddles)

Al Wahbah Crater: You cannot miss the Al Wahbah crater when in the Gulf Nation. Located along the 'Edge of the World,' this volcanic crater is 2 kilometres wide and 250 metres deep. (Instagram/@amymiddles)

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Stroll around Jeddah old city: The old buildings and architecture of old Jeddah is a must-see. (Instagram/@nhoyjorge)

Stroll around Jeddah old city: The old buildings and architecture of old Jeddah is a must-see. (Instagram/@nhoyjorge)

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Go up the Kingdom Tower in Riyadh: The Jeddah Tower, previously known as Kingdom Tower, is one of the tallest towers of Saudi Arabia standing at a height of 302.3 metres.(Pexels)

Go up the Kingdom Tower in Riyadh: The Jeddah Tower, previously known as Kingdom Tower, is one of the tallest towers of Saudi Arabia standing at a height of 302.3 metres.(Pexels)

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Explore Mada'in Saleh: Alos known as Hegra and Al-Hijr, Mada'in Saleh is one of the most famous historical sights of Saudi Arabia. The UNESCO heritage site is located close to the town of Al-Ula.(Instagram/@madain_saleh)

Explore Mada'in Saleh: Alos known as Hegra and Al-Hijr, Mada'in Saleh is one of the most famous historical sights of Saudi Arabia. The UNESCO heritage site is located close to the town of Al-Ula.(Instagram/@madain_saleh)

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