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Yanbu … The Pearl of the Red Sea

Yanbu ... The Pearl of the Red Sea

Yanbu is the second-largest city on the Red Sea, after Jeddah, nicknamed the “Pearl of the Red Sea”, and it is one of the governorates of the Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah region in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Yanbu is located on the coast of the Red Sea in the Tihama region; It is about 200 km west of Medina, 125 km south of the city of Umluj, and 300 km north of the city of Jeddah, with an estimated population of 500,000 people. The city is also divided into 3 cities: Yanbu al-Nakhl, Yanbu al-Bahr, and Yanbu al-Sinaiyah.

The most important tourist attractions in Yanbu

palm stems

Yanbu al-Nakhl is an ancient city, dating back more than two thousand years. It consists of a group of villages, and the village of Al-Suwaiq was famous for it.

It is said that it had more than a hundred running eyes, and was nicknamed “Valley of Bliss” before its eyes were dry. It was called “the spring of palm trees” by this name; Because it contains palm plantations of all kinds.

oyster island

Al-Mahar Island is one of the most important tourist places in Yanbu. It is located west of the Yanbu Corniche. It includes two beaches and many services and activities. Such as camping areas, windsurfing, and fishing equipment.

 It provides equipped sessions with lighting and some places for barbecues.

The port of dreams

“Marsa Al Ahlam” is distinguished by its beautiful location in the front of Sharm, Yanbu Al Bahr. From there, many diving and fishing trips are organized, in addition to excursions to discover the islands adjacent to the marina and close to the beach.

North Beach Corniche

The beach includes many restaurants and cafes, in addition to free beach services.

seagull island

Al-Nawras Island on the waterfront in Yanbu Al-Sinaiyah is an important economic tributary. It is characterized by its urban and environmental character, which matches the most beautiful areas in the world with its beauty, and the splendor of its comprehensive planning by all standards. The developmental stages of the waterfront project; The island’s construction phases include various investment facilities, green parks, sandy beaches, camping areas, resorts, recreational areas, and restaurants.

turquoise garden Yanbu

The garden was opened in 2010 and is characterized by its vastness and beauty, the diversity of plants and trees, and the area of ​​the garden is estimated at 1,700 meters.

The garden is the ideal refuge for families and children; It has lively games and a clean ambiance that helps them to have a good time.

The opening of the park came as an extension of the efforts made by the Royal Commission in Yanbu; To meet the needs of the residents of Yanbu Al-Sinaiyah in terms of public facilities and recreational parks.

Morning Garden Yanbu

The “Subbah Yanbu Garden” contains green areas, in addition to a walking track. It is also distinguished by its location on the beach; Which provides a great atmosphere to sit, walk and enjoy the sea.

Sharm Public Garden

Sharm Public Park is an integrated tourist area in Yanbu, which includes a yacht marina, ideal sites for diving, in addition to safari tours, in addition to having high-end resorts; Therefore, it is considered one of the most beautiful amusement parks in Yanbu, suitable for all ages.

Yanbu Markets

The city of Yanbu has many markets that attract visitors annually, including:

Al Hanan Market

Known as “Yanbu International Market”, it is one of the city’s most famous markets, which sells clothes, women’s gowns, children’s clothing, and leather goods. Such as shoes, bags, haberdashery, and nuts.

The prices of products inside the Al Hanan market range from 50 to 80 riyals, which may decrease or increase depending on the skill of the seller and buyer in negotiating.

popular night market

The market is 5 centuries old from the ancient city’s port, and it was the meeting point of various commercial commodities on the land of Yanbu since ancient times.

The market specializes in selling local products, including the city’s famous delicacies.

Deira Markets

Deira markets specialize in selling foodstuffs and consumer goods that every household needs, with some small stalls, and shops selling other goods except foodstuffs.

Bin Seddik Markets

Bin Siddiq Markets includes the largest shops selling fabrics and printing works of all kinds. It is located at the intersection of Khalid Bin Al Waleed and Othman Bin Affan Streets and is open to visitors around the clock.

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