Al Hada Road

Al Hada Road is one of the most beautiful drives of Saudi Arabia

Located in the Mecca Province of Saudi Arabia, Al Hada Road is the name of one of the most spectacular drives in the country, with 93 bends.

How long is the Al Hada road?

Tucked away on the southwestern part of the country, the road, known as Route 15, is totally paved. It’s 79.9 km (49.64 miles) long running east-west from Taif to Mecca, Islam’s holiest city. The road climbs up to Al-Hadā, a mountain resort city at an elevation of 1.975m (6,479ft) above the sea level. The road is most notable for its wavy, spiral design, and the occasional twists and turns

Who built the Al Hada road?

The road is not easy, with very steep parts and turns. Breathtaking and majestic, the road rises 6500 feet in 21 km and 93 bends. It’s considered as one of the most beautiful and important mountain roads in the region. The drive acquires enchanting and attractive views in the night. Construction of the road started in the 1950s, under the reign of King Abdulaziz.

 

 

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