May 26, 2018
- Al-Ablaa Center contains many treasures
- Asir attracts people who are interested in archeology and history
JEDDAH: The northwestern and western towns in Asir province are renowned for their large number of historical sites and villages that host Islamic and pre-Islamic monuments and gold mines.
One of the most important sites is Al-Ablaa Center, which contains many treasures that are still being investigated by archeologists.
Al-Ablaa is a white mountain overlooking Ranya Valley. The mountain’s name has come to include neighboring archaeological sites that are famous for the presence of a market during the pre-Islamic era.
The market’s remnants are still visible, and the mountain is surrounded by villages and a gold mine.
This article was first published in Arab News