Middle of the desert, Saudi Arabia plans to construct a large ski resort. Trojena, the massive project, is anticipated to cost a whopping $500 billion. Furthermore, Saudi Arabia has actually begun construction, so this is no mere concept.
Saudi Arabia has even agreed to host the Asian Winter Games in 2029, demonstrating how serious it is about the Trojena project.
The Kingdom will host the games for the first time ever in western Asia.
Up to 2,600 meters above sea level, some of those mountains.
The ski area will be a component of the enormous NEOM project, a futuristic city that would surround the desert, mountains, and Red Sea.