The conservative Islamic kingdom bans alcohol and detains domestic critics, and only recently allowed couples to share a room without proving they’re married – provided they’re foreign visitors. But for those who are curious and willing to put up with a shortage of good hotels outside the main cities, it offers ancient ruins that rival Jordan’s and a rich and varied culture that defies stereotypes. Here are the 11 Most Adventurous Things to Do in Saudi Arabia.
1. Edge of The World
One of the most spectacular views and amazing places to visit in Saudi-Arabia can be experienced from the Edge of the World which is part of the 800km long Jebel Tuwaiq Escarpment. When looking to the horizon from the edge it appears as if the plains continue endlessly.