Saudi Arabia Qatar Kuwait
United Arab Emirates Oman
These digital images document ancient, traditional, and modern art and architecture of the
Arabian Peninsula. Use the buttons at the top of this page to visit the galleries.
In Saudi Arabia the cities of Riyadh and Jeddah are featured along with traditional towns and
villages in the provinces of Najran and Asir; the ancient city of Al Ula, the Nabatean city at
Medain Saleh and stations along the Hejaz Railroad in Madinah Province; the ancient town of
Dumat al Jandal with its castle and Mosque of Umar in Jouf Province; and other sites of historical
interest including the National Museum at Riyadh and several regional museums.
In Qatar the dazzeling modern architecture of Doha is featured, along with the new Museum of Islamic
Art and its contents.
In Kuwait the focus is the city and its rapidly changing skyline, along with several historical sites and museums.
In the United Arab Emirates it is the breathtaking extravagance of the leading edge architecture that is the center
of attention in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In Oman it is traditional village architecture and the famous castles from Salalah in the south to the Straits of Hormuz in the