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Top 11 Places To Visit Jizan With The Best Experiences 

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Jizan has incredible natural beauty and is unique for its rich, diverse natural landscape and places to visit. You will find pristine beaches, secluded islands, and tall green mountains. 

Jizan lies North of Yemen along the Red Sea and is the provincial capital.

History

Archeologists have recovered Bronze-era artifacts near Jazan city, and the kingdoms’ ancient roots in the Nubian, Egyptian, Roman, and Persian can be traced back to this region.

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It became part of the Muslim Empire in the 7th century CE. The Ottomans, as did the Germans during World War II, built the Dosrih and the Farasan Islands Forts.

Geography

The Jizan region’s different landscapes and climates make it unique. The region has three distinct landscape zones. 

  • The Al-Sarawat mountains. These mighty mountains rise to 3000 feet above sea level. 
  • The forest district of Alhazoun has a lush green forest and a climate similar to Asir’s. 
  • And the coastal plains. Here, the climate is hotter, and the humidity is high. 
  • Jizan is an agricultural province that produces Coffee, barley, wheat, millet, grapes, apples, bananas, papayas, and mangoes. 

The best time to visit places in Jizan is from November to February.

The Farasan Islands

The Island archipelago lies around 40 km from the shore of the Jizan province. As a conservation-protected area, the region is home to diverse wildlife and marine life. The people of the island are incredibly hospitable. 

You will experience unspoiled coral reefs and different species of fish here. Scuba diving and other water sports are the main activities offered here. There is a German-built fort on this island. 

Fayfa Mountains

Fayfa Mountains are an extremely remarkable destination for tourists. The Fayfa Hanging Mountain Village offers a panoramic view of the surroundings.