Books of AlUla

Books of AlUla

From the imaginative illustrations of “AlUla” by Assouline to the recipes of Rizzoli’s “A Taste of AlUla,” you can explore the heritage, landscapes, wonder and cuisine of the region through the books of AlUla.

Get a glimpse into what makes AlUla such a unique destination by picking up a copy of these magnificent collections. Learn more about each comprehensive work and how to purchase them below.

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AlUla by Assouline

This art book mixes mythical and imaginative illustrations with actual photography of AlUla, bringing a touch of fantasy and the freedom to illustrate both past and future. The photography illuminates the sites, the landscape, the essence of AlUla. Available in two versions: Ultimate Collection and XXL Collection.

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A Taste of AlUla by Rizzoli

A culinary art book created by France's prestigious school of culinary arts, Ferrandi, in collaboration with French and Saudi chefs. Yet, it reads like a poem dedicated to the real and imagined flavours of AlUla, making readers feel as if they can taste the bounty. Features approximately 30 recipes with photos as well as photography of the region’s stunning landscape.

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A Dream of AlUla

From ancient civilisations to natural desert beauty, discover AlUla through the photography of Gilles Bensimon. A Dream of AlUla explores the magnificent landscapes, diverse cultural heritage and rich history of this storied site in northwestern Arabia. From ancient settlements along the Incense Route to natural wonders, Bensimon’s photography depicts millions of years of history throughout this open-air museum.

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ALULA, WONDER OF ARABIA by Gallimard

The result of excavations led by French archaeologist and epigrapher Laïla Nehmé and the Saudi archaeologist Abdulrahman AlSuhaibani, who co-curated "AlUla: Wonder of Arabia - The Oasis with More than 7,000 Years of History" at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris (October 2019-January 2020). Their research revealed never-before-seen vestiges and breathtaking photography by Yann Arthus-Bertrand associated with their findings and the surrounding beauty of AlUla.

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