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Saudi Eases Access to Long Hidden Ancient Ruins

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October 15, 2012
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Dating back to the second century BC, the Nabataean archaeological site, also known as Madain Saleh, has long been hidden from foreign visitors in this ultra-conservative kingdom that rarely opens up to tourists. In recent years, however, Saudis have increasingly ventured to these sites and the authorities are more tolerant of their curiosity.


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