Located at the southern end of the Red Sea coast, Abha is the culturally rich capital of the Asir region and a great base for exploring this mountainous part of Arabia. The city has a wealth of delights to discover, from the mud-walled Shada Palace, now a museum, to Abha Dam Lake and the Abha Palace Theme Park. Shop in vibrant traditional markets in Abha and its sister city, Khamis Mushait. Then, roam historic neighborhoods like Al Nasb and Al Basta. Whether exploring the Al Muftaha art village or learning about tribal customs in the nearby villages of Al Habala and Rijal Almaa, Abha is the place to be immersed in the unique culture of the Asir region.