"Al Hassa ....." Hasa by kenyneo

Hasa Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 20 photos

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Al Hufuf, also Hofuf, city in eastern Saudi Arabia, in Ash Sharqiyah (Al Hasa) Province, situated in the largest oasis in the country. A walled city and a trade center, Al Hufuf is connected by rail and road with Riyadh and Ad Dammam. Manufactures include cloth, copper and brass products, and swords and daggers. The oasis, watered by many springs, grows dates, fruit, rice, wheat, and barley. The 'Osmanýya oil field is nearby and to the southwest. Originally called Al Hasa, the city was headquarters of the 10th-century Qarmatian Muslim sect.

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  • dabuwan's Profile Photo
    Nov 12, 2004 at 9:21 AM

    Wow, excellent pics! The caves must be really amazing. I hope I'll be able to visit Saudi Arabia one day...

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Oct 14, 2004 at 12:42 AM

    Good photographs - very artistic!

  • Guantanamera's Profile Photo
    Aug 25, 2004 at 12:49 AM

    Lovely night pics! A lot of nice details on this page, great work!

  • Jul 25, 2004 at 1:41 AM

    The racist remarks from narrow-minded thoughtless persons shouldn't deter you to visit the beautiful Norway. Visiting is ok, but if you stay here, well, some ppl will make sure that u r not welcome.

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2004 at 5:11 AM

    Very interesting pics and tips about a little known place. Thanks for sharing.

  • dr.firas's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2004 at 1:31 AM

    The mosque is indeed beautiful here, never knew you were in Saudi!

  • l_joo's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2004 at 10:57 PM

    Honestly I didn't know anything about this Hasa but by looking at those photos, I can roughly tell it is an interesting place. How about transportation tips? Anyway, good work.

  • Mar 25, 2004 at 12:01 AM

    Jebel Qara looks so funny though! I have no idea why I smiled when I looked at the shape hehe …Never mind!

  • hassan_abu's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2004 at 9:54 PM

    dates? calenders? ha..ha... very funny... Any more pics?

  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2004 at 4:48 PM

    wow. mysterious cave photos. looks very fascinating!


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