The “Hisma” desert … a distinctive tourist destination and a major destination for “Kashta” fans

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A picturesque stop on the old trade route and an open museum of archaeological inscriptions


Photography: Muhammad Al-Sharif

The “Hisma Sandy Mountains”, which are located on the western side of the city of Tabuk, are distinguished by their picturesque nature, which catches the eye and attracts hikers and Kishta lovers from all regions of the Kingdom.

The Hisma Desert is interspersed with sandstone plateaus and mountains, which has a continental climate that is hot in summer and cold in winter, and is an important place in human history because it is the home of the Nabateans and other Arab tribes that left inscriptions in an Arabic dialect known as the Hasmite dialect written with the letter called the Hashemi letter, which is a form of calligraphy. Arab, and was known first in this region.

Hisma is a station on the ancient trade route to and from the Arabian Peninsula, and caravans and riders passed through it along successive human civilizations, and this explains the diversity and abundance of archaeological inscriptions on the rocks of its steep mountains.

The Winter Around You season, which is organized by the Saudi Tourism Authority during the period from December 10, 2020 until the end of March 2021 AD, shed light on such distinctive tourist destinations, as it brought back winter rituals among Saudis in a number of tourist destinations around the Kingdom.

Where the participants in the “Kshatat” spend their long nights, practicing popular games and some hobbies. Games represent the primary means of entertainment for families or friends in the evening of the land, in which they watch over the exchange of puzzles and compete in a fun atmosphere.






The “Hisma” desert … a distinctive tourist destination and a major destination for “Kashta” fans

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Photography: Muhammad Al-Sharif

The “Hisma Sandy Mountains”, which are located on the western side of the city of Tabuk, are distinguished by their picturesque nature, which catches the eye and attracts hikers and Kishta lovers from all regions of the Kingdom.

The Hisma Desert is interspersed with sandstone plateaus and mountains, which has a continental climate that is hot in summer and cold in winter, and is an important place in human history because it is the home of the Nabateans and other Arab tribes that left inscriptions in an Arabic dialect known as the Hasmite dialect written with the letter called the Hashemi letter, which is a form of calligraphy. Arab, and was known first in this region.

Hisma is a station on the ancient trade route to and from the Arabian Peninsula, and caravans and riders passed through it along successive human civilizations, and this explains the diversity and abundance of archaeological inscriptions on the rocks of its steep mountains.

The Winter Around You season, which is organized by the Saudi Tourism Authority during the period from December 10, 2020 until the end of March 2021 AD, shed light on such distinctive tourist destinations, as it brought back winter rituals among Saudis in a number of tourist destinations around the Kingdom.

Where the participants in the “Kshatat” spend their long nights, practicing popular games and some hobbies. Games represent the primary means of entertainment for families or friends in the evening of the land, in which they watch over the exchange of puzzles and compete in a fun atmosphere.

January 24, 2021 – 11 Jumada Al-Akhir 1442

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A picturesque stop on the old trade route and an open museum of archaeological inscriptions

Photography: Muhammad Al-Sharif

The “Hisma Sandy Mountains”, which are located on the western side of the city of Tabuk, are distinguished by their picturesque nature, which catches the eye and attracts hikers and Kishta lovers from all regions of the Kingdom.

The Hisma Desert is interspersed with sandstone plateaus and mountains, which has a continental climate that is hot in summer and cold in winter, and is an important place in human history because it is the home of the Nabateans and other Arab tribes that left inscriptions in an Arabic dialect known as the Hasmite dialect written with the letter called the Hashemi letter, which is a form of calligraphy. Arab, and was known first in this region.

Hisma is a station on the ancient trade route to and from the Arabian Peninsula, and caravans and riders passed through it along successive human civilizations, and this explains the diversity and abundance of archaeological inscriptions on the rocks of its steep mountains.

The Winter Around You season, which is organized by the Saudi Tourism Authority during the period from December 10, 2020 until the end of March 2021 AD, shed light on such distinctive tourist destinations, as it brought back winter rituals among Saudis in a number of tourist destinations around the Kingdom.

Where the participants in the “Kshatat” spend their long nights, practicing popular games and some hobbies. Games represent the primary means of entertainment for families or friends in the evening of the land, in which they watch over the exchange of puzzles and compete in a fun atmosphere.





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