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Saudi Arabia To Issue Visas To Visitors From December For Sports And Cultural Events

Saudi Arabia To Issue Visas To Visitors From December For Sports And Cultural Events
The holy city of Mecca, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

A visit to Saudi Arabia will no longer be restricted only to expats and Muslims on pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina

OT Staff
September 30 , 2018
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Good news from Saudi Arabia! Come December, Saudi Arabia will begin issuing visas to visitors interested in sports and cultural events. Till now visas were restricted to expat workers, their dependents and Muslims on a pilgrimage to the holy sites of Mecca and Medina. This is indeed a great news for international travellers who wish to explore the grand culture of Saudi Arabia. There will be online visa for easy accessibility. Focussing heavily on tourism, the kingdom will now open its doors to centuries-old historic sites, luxury resorts and pristine destinations for discerning travellers. From holy attractions like Al-Masjid-an-Nawabi, Kaaba, Grand Mosque to historic sites (Mount Arafat) and many museums, Saudi Arabia is a destination waiting to be explored.
 
Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia is also the most populous city of the kingdom. 
Riyadh, the global city, is known for it's skyscrapers and is an ever-prospering metropolis. For those who have been dreaming to visit the kingdom, December is just round the corner!


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