By : Marwa Mahmoud
The Al-Aradiyat governorate was adorned with a sheet of green splendor in which its mountains and plains, lying along the Sarawat Mountains in western Saudi Arabia, became visible after rains in recent days, leaving esthetic images.
Nature lovers took advantage of the torrential rains that lasted for several days, to enjoy the fullness of their senses with a breathtaking beauty, with which the gaze extends high with the majesty of its mountains, which flow through its plains with cascading waterfalls to its valleys .The roar of its water hardly subsides throughout the year.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, “SPA”, Al-Oradiyat Governorate is one of the governorates of Makkah Al-Mukarramah region, and is located at its southernmost point between the regions of Al-Baha and Asir in the Thami sector. And Turayban, Al-Muhakiss, Shimran Saturday, Nakhal and Al-Fajah
The governorate is also famous for its original honey production, which holds an annual festival and witnesses a remarkable purchasing movement, as well as the agricultural crops that are based on the most famous two valleys of Qunna, Yabah, the most famous of which are millet and maize,
It’s famous for the large number of popular markets such as the Thursday market in Muqas, and Saturday in Shamran, Tuesday with Nimra, Friday in Burayban, Thursday in Al Jawf, which is full of popular foods and restaurants, in addition to modern commercial centers.
The mountains and valleys of the governorate in the winter and early spring are covered in a beautiful state with the colors of wildflowers and fragrant with the scents of aromatic plants, which make them a destination for tourists in the winter in search of warmth and mild weather,
In addition to the copper and silver mines in the governorate that have existed in the Thumaida Mountains for hundreds of years, according to what historians say.