The social and political crises in some of the Middle East countries have left national authorities warning against travel to the conflict-ridden nations.
From the anti-government protests in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Yemen to the violence in Jordan and Bahrain, the mayhem has hit tourism the most in all these nations.
However, there is a beautiful side too, of these Arabian countries that is being veiled by the recent uprisings seeking reforms in governance.
Despite travel warnings, some sites are worth to keep in mind, in case tourists wish to travel there next time.
Start the slideshow to see places depicting the diverse culture and rich history of the countries, which are going through a phase of political turmoil and civil unrest.