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Family trip to Medina with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

The city of Medina is largely associated with the “City of the Prophet” (Mohammed himself was born here), however, it must be said that family vacations take place here too. Together with children, be sure to visit museums and walk in the parks, take a stroll through shopping centers, and explore mountain ranges (for example, Uhud). The city boasts a huge number of religious attractions, and in order to acquaint kids with the culture and art, it is recommended to take them with you on a tour. Of course, given they are also Muslims, as, by the rules, non-Muslim visitors are banned in the city.
Historically, Medina's traditional cuisine doesn't offer a great variety of gastronomic resources. The arid climate did not allow local residents to cultivate crops traditional for many … Open
Among the museums to be visited with kids, the outstanding one is the Madina Media Museum that tells about the history and heritage of the city. Here, the history of Al-Masjid an-Nabawī from the Hegira to the present is presented in great detail, and also colorfully shown through the model of old cities, on the site of which Medina was built. Another museum tells about the Hejaz Railway built during the reign of Abdul Hamid II. Its name is Al Hejaz Railway Museum. Apart from that, you can find exhibits such as coffee tools, ceramic vessels, weapons.
Albaidha Public Park is one of the best tourist destinations in the vicinity of Medina. Here you can try safaris or see a lot of motorcyclists who have their heart set on this place too. A good place to walk with a family is Al Aswaf Garden, where there is also a playground where kids can play a lot. In addition, the park has a football field and picnic sites ideal for increasing trust between all family members. Copyright
Medina is known throughout the world for its unique Muslim shrines. The main guests of this city are pilgrims who come here from all over the world all year round. Most of the pilgrims visit … Open
Another park where it would be nice to walk with kids is Stadium Peace Park. It is very well-groomed and beautiful, being famous for its tranquility - that's what people come here for. Children can play their favorite game on a football field located in the park. One more park is called Garden Ahmed Bin Hanbal, providing a playground for children and beautiful green landscapes for the whole family. Among other things, it is a great place for a picnic.
It's certainly worth introducing kids to the local cuisine. In particular, to those places where delicious desserts are served. So, be sure to take them to House of Donuts that serves the best donuts and pastries in the holy city and to Coffee Taste where waffles and ice cream are a must. Another lovely restaurant is called Swiss House, which serves wonderful waffles. Want to treat your kids with pizza? Then you are welcome to Medina's best place for this - Pizza Hut Hezam.
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Famous sights of Medina

Masjid an-Nabawi

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Al-Masjid an-Nabawi mosque, where the Prophet Muhammad is buried, is the major religious symbol for Muslims. According to the history, the first mosque was built here at the times of the prophet’s life. Later the modest holy place was set up enormously under the authority of Islamic rulers. Today the mosque stands out not only by the enormous size but also by the adorable design. This effect was made due to the usage of noble marble breeds and precious stones. … Read further

Things to visit with your kids in Saudi Arabia

The best resorts and beaches in Saudi Arabia are located on the Red Sea coast. Infrastructure is being created and tourist access to the region is being facilitated today. The air temperature is quite high even in winter. The water temperature ranges from 25-30 °C all year round. You can spend time with children on the country's beaches at almost any time of the year. You can find the best beaches in Jeddah. Bhandari Resort is a private beach. Conditions for families with children are created here. Water Park and game rooms will give children an opportunity to spend time in an interesting way. Parents can relax. Half Moon beach on the Persian Gulf coast is equipped with playgrounds and an amusement park. Durrat Al Arous in Jeddah has its own theme park. … Open
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Medina - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Medina, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Medina for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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