Embark on a cultural journey of legacy and continuity in AlUla’s Living Museum

Insights from the Inaugural AlUla World Archaeology Summit

In September, the AlUla World Archaeology Summit hosted hundreds of archaeologists and interdisciplinary experts in AlUla, Saudi Arabia.

Centred around four key themes—accessibility, identity, resilience, and ruinscapes—the event offered up an incredible wealth of insights, learnings, and exciting paths forward.

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INTANGIBLE HERITAGE

The human stories of AlUla told through the words of its people

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INTANGIBLE HERITAGE

The human stories of AlUla told through the words of its people

Abdulaziz Alharbi

LIFE IN OLD TOWN ALULA

The most beautiful times of my life were spent in the Old Town

Abdulaziz Alharbi

LIFE IN OLD TOWN ALULA

The most beautiful times of my life were spent in the Old Town

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Natural Heritage

Natural history stretching back 500 million years and giving life to unique flora and fauna. Located amongst majestic cliffs, AlUla is within one of the main oases that connects southern and eastern Arabia with northern Arabia, the Mediterranean, and beyond.

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Human Heritage

Discover a Living Museum with over 200,000 years of human history

Archaeological discoveries in Saudi Arabia have helped chart over 200,000 years of human activity, including stone tools from the Lower and Middle Palaeolithic periods in AlUla. Rock art and monumental stone structures give clues to the lives and experiences of the people in later prehistoric times.

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