« AlUla, Wonder of Arabia » at the Arab World Institute From October 9, 2019 to January 19, 2020

The French Agency for AlUla development is pleased to announce the upcoming opening, at the Arab World Institute, of an exhibition dedicated to one of the Middle East secret wonder.

Saudi Arabia has chosen France to showcase, as part of a major cultural, touristic and environmental project, the AlUla region, located in the North-West of the Kingdom. France and Saudi Arabia have undertaken, through an intergovernmental agreement, to co-develop this territory which benefits from outstanding natural and archaeological heritage.

Gérard Mestrallet, Executive Chairman of the French Agency for AlUla development, has declared: « This exhibition, desired and designed by the Royal Commission for AlUla and the Arab World Institute, is a world premiere: the general public will discover, thanks to the exhibition trail, the unique beauty and diversity of AlUla’s landscapes and the splendour of its Nabataean tombs with decorated frontages.»

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