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Fifa City in Jazan Reveals Spectacular Wonders

Fifa City, nestled in the heart of Jazan, Saudi Arabia, is a modern marvel juxtaposed against the scenic splendor of nature.

Known for its picturesque Fifa Mountains, this city is a magnet for both locals and travelers seeking a tranquil retreat amidst majestic mountains and lush greenery.

The city’s surreal landscapes have earned it the poetic epithet “neighbor of the moon”​​.

Magnificent Fifa Mountains

The Fifa Mountains, extending over 1,800 meters above sea level, form a serene backdrop to the bustling life of Fifa City.

These mountains are approximately 100 kilometers away from the southern fringes of Jazan, making it an idyllic tourist destination​​.

A part of the Sarawat range, the dense forests enveloping the jagged rock formations create a green canopy, making the Fifa Mountains a popular tourist attraction in Saudi Arabia​​.

Green Paradise Amidst Desert

Fifa City is a haven for geological tourism with its lush green vistas contrasting against the treeless sandy plains typical of the region.

The verdant mountains offer numerous hiking trails and hot springs, providing a nature-centric experience for visitors​​.

Blend of Heritage, Modernity

The old cylindrical mountain houses and agricultural terraces in the Fifa Mountains echo the rich heritage and authenticity of the area.

The region’s modernity is reflected in the tall buildings of Fifa City that seem to touch the clouds, providing a harmonious blend of the old and new​​.

Agricultural Abundance

Agriculture forms the lifeblood of Fifa City with millions of agricultural terraces adorning the mountainsides.

The fertile soil, protected from erosion by an elaborate water collection system, supports the cultivation of a variety of crops including aromatic trees, pomegranates, Annona, coffee,  guava, and tamarind.

Bee keeping is also a prevalent activity and the Fifa mountains is well-known for high-quality honey products​.

Embracing Local Culture

Tourists have the opportunity to immerse themselves in local culture by visiting traditional markets like Al-Nafi’a souq, or enjoying the modern amenities at the Haqou Fifa market.

The markets does not only provide a shopping experience but also host local events in large public squares, allowing visitors to engage with the community and appreciate the local lifestyle​​.

Fifa City is more than just a geographical location; it’s a blend of natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and modern urban development.

Its distinctive character, exemplified by the Fifa Mountains, makes it a captivating destination for anyone looking to explore the scenic and cultural richness of Jazan, Saudi Arabia.


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