8 historical places to visit in Tabuk

There are plenty of attractions, historical tourist places to visit and things to do in Tabuk which promotes the tourism of Saudi Arabia. The Tabuk rose form is one of them.

The first thing that clicks in mind of every Muslim when they hear the name of the city, Tabuk, is the battle of Tabuk. Tabuk is the very city where the Muslims fought the Battle of Tabuk during the life of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W and therefore, there are many attractions, historical tourist places to visit and things to do in Tabuk.

The Weather in Tabuk

The city of Tabuk hosts a moderate climate, a climate that is neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winters. In short, a climate loved by all! So the city of Tabuk can be visited at any time of the year. However, in winters there is fog and frost around and water bodies tend to freeze.

It has been a prosperous city and people love to visit it. Here are some attractions, historical tourist places to visit and things to do in Tabuk which promotest the overall tourism of Saudi Arabia.

  1. Tabuk old castle

Tabuk was once a summer resort of the Roman Empires. Thereby there are many attractions to visit, things to do and historical tourist places in Tabuk which date back to the Roman era, one such fascinating building is the Castle of Tabuk.

The castle is an old one, history declares that it was built in 3500 BC. A must to visit isn’t it?

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  1. Railway Station

The city of Tabuk holds historical evidence. This evidence shows how Islam evolved over the years. The city is rich in history and one is amazed to see the attractions to visit, things to do and historical tourist places in Tabuk. Do visit the monuments and mosques which are of the Islamic period.

However, the most important historical tourist place to visit in Tabuk is the Railway station. The remains of the railway station are still in the possession of Tabuk. The railway station was built during the Ottoman period.

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  1. Al Bidaa

If you are looking for some adventurous things to do in Tabuk, make sure you visit Al Bidaa which is an archeological attraction and an amazing historical tourist place to visit. AL Bida is not only an important archeological site but one of the world’s most visited sites.

  1. Tabuk Museums

There are two personal museums which are considered must-visit historical tourist places to visit in Tabuk. If you are someone who is interested in history, visiting these museums is the best thing to do in Tabuk. They are named as Tabuk awdh Al-blewi museum and Al-Masodi museum.

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  1. The venue of Battle Tabuk

While in Tabuk, visit the very historical tourist place where the battle of Tabuk was fought. The authorities allow people to visit the place and experience the stories they have heard since their childhood.

It is a great opportunity you shall gain when you go to Tabuk. So mark this as the first thing you need to do while you are at Tabuk. The small city captures major Islamic events. Recommended: 10 facts about the Battle of Tabuk

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  1. Taif Rose Farms

Tabuk rose farm with more than 18 million flowers every year, is a great tourist attraction and a mesmerizing place to visit in Tabuk. The flowers of the Tabuk rose farm has a scent that mesmerizes everyone.

The flowers have a unique blend of colors and special shapes. The unique flowers are exported to countries of America and Europe on the daily and annual basis. For sure there is something special about the flowers of Tabuk and you shall discover it yourself!

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  1. Al-Zareeb Castle

The Castle was originally built in 1617 to give protection to the pilgrims and a great historical tourist place to visit in Tabuk. The pilgrims that came to Makkah and those who were from Makkah required protection and thereby a Castle was built for them.

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  1. Tabuk Flower Festival

Although flower festival is not a historical place to visit in Tabuk, it is worth visiting if you visit Tabuk during the flower season. Normally, it starts in the month of July and August as the weather during these months is pleasant for plants and flowers to grow.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.