·A United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument…
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Top 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Middle East
Hatra and Nimrud, Iraq.....Hatra and Nimrud are 3000 and 2000 year old ancient cities founded by early Islamic civilisation, both of them are cultural heritages of Iraq and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Hatra was a religious and trading centre of the Parthian empire, it survived several invasions before being razed in AD 241. It is an important archaeological site with well-preserved ruins.
Mada'in Saleh (Arabic: مدائن صالح, madāʼin Ṣāliḥ), also called Al-Hijr or Hegra, is a pre-Islamic archaeological site located in the Al-Ula sector, within the Al Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia. A majority of the vestiges date from the Nabatean kingdom (1st century AD). The site constitutes the kingdom's southernmost and largest settlement after Petra, its capital.Traces of Lihyanite and Roman occupation before and after the Nabatean rule, respectively, can also be found.