Postcards From Uqair: 4 Facts On The Stunning Saudi Coastal City
Include this hidden gem to your 2020 bucket list!
Saudi Arabia boasts incredible hidden gems that attract locals and tourists alike. Uqair is one of our latest obsessions, this coastal city holds heritage, mystery, and fun all in one place. And so, if you’re a history geek yourself, you’ll absolutely love wandering in this old iconic city that has withstood the test of time. Here are some cool facts around the port city in Al Hofuf:
1. It’s the first seaport in the Arabian Gulf
2. It’s home to a stupendous beach
Beach lovers, Uqair houses of the most pristine beaches of the Kingdom! From about 65 kilometers from the city of Hofuf, clean waters and sandy shores await thousands of visitors from all corners of the Kingdom.
3. Uqair was once an economic gateway
Back when the Kingdom
4. It’s home to a beautiful fort of Islamic origin
The iconic port is not the only site that being preserved to the present day. The remnant of an eponymous large fort a major tourist destination in Uqair.