"The Heavenly Abha!" Abha by DunaKal

Abha Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 73 photos

Marhaban alf!!!

In the summer of 1991 my family decided to take a trip to Asir mountains,so we flew by airplane to Abha,the capital city of Asir province located in the south west The Kingdom of Saudi arabia.
I was really impressed with the lovely weather and the greenary.
Everywhere you go you will be greeted with the famous Abha greeting
*(marhaban alf)*which means a thousand welocomes

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lovely weather,Hospitable people.
  • In a nutshell:Amazing lanscape filled with historical places
  • Last visit to Abha: Jul 1991
  • Intro Updated Dec 26, 2005
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  • maykal's Profile Photo
    Jan 28, 2006 at 3:28 PM

    It looks like Yemen! :@P

  • Kristina1701's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2004 at 4:56 AM

    interesting page; some beautiful pics!

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2004 at 6:25 AM

    Thanks for your interesting insights into this fascinating area.

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Dec 5, 2003 at 9:35 PM

    You're right, its very lush looking. That's a very impressive looking hotel. You certainly found some amazing hospitality. I love the traditional costumes That belt must sure be expensive... nice page.

  • nada1712's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2003 at 12:53 PM

    What a fascianting place - completely unknown in the west. The traditional clothes are beautiful and the interesting houses and the wonderful greenness . What a find!! Best wishes Nada

  • Aurorae's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2003 at 8:39 AM

    WOW! I had no idea that Saudi Arabi had such green areas! I'm ashamed! Excellent and very interesting page!!! Thanks!

  • May 29, 2003 at 11:57 AM

    nice to learn more about Abha!! Such a hospitality is amazing to experience!!

  • call_me_rhia's Profile Photo
    May 27, 2003 at 1:23 PM

    i so love the traditional houses :-)

  • Khalid_eg's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2003 at 6:01 PM

    WOW, is it really in Saudia :), it's wonderful place.. wish to be there soooooon :)

  • xaver's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2003 at 9:53 AM

    sooooo nice, I did not even know that this place existed!


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