Riyadh Things to Do

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  • 1. Diplomatic Quarter

    Sahat al-Kindi (Kindi Plaza) would not, under normal circumstances, be a hotspot of anything other than the teenage boredom, angst and melancholy that is usually associated with suburban malls. This,...

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  • 2. Musmak Castle

    Masmak Fort is a bit of an oddity. There is nothing wrong with its appearance, but it seems to be a particularly odd building to have preserved in a country that seems to have willfully abandoned its...

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  • 3. National Museum

    Whatever, this tip isn't about the Museum per se, but it is about the area around the Museum (blame it on whoever created the categories). The Historical Complex spans a wide section of the centre of...

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  • 4. Desert

    Located in the lowest area in Riyadh, about 25km from City Center you can find Dirab Desert . It doesnt have fine rusty color sands but the view and the mountains sorrounding it is really breath...

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  • 5. Kingdom Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    Mamluka Tower (or Kingdom Tower, or Kingdom Centre), is Riyadh’s tallest building and, together with the Faisaliya Tower, is part of the duo that characterizes the Saudi capital. It was completed in...

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  • 6. Edge of the World

    The Edge of the World is a spectacular escarpment or bluff in the middle of the desert about an hour or hour and a half to the west of Riyadh. It is best to go there with someone who has been there...

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  • 7. Al Faisaliah

    Faisaliya Tower is one of the two iconic towers of the city of Riyadh. It contains a variety of attractions, including a viewing platform (far less spectacular than in Mamluka Tower), a small...

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  • 8. Justice Square

    Justice Square - Maidan al-3adl in Arabic - is an innocous and unassuming place for anyone who stumbles across it. There is a small stone plaque close to the entrance to the market that announces its...

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  • 9. Camping

    A scene of Desert activities, Saudi people enjoying and spendingtime in the desert, i took this picture during our road trip in Easter province. You have seen a 4-wheel drive, quad bikes, having...

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  • 10. Zoo

    3 out of 5 stars

    After 3 years of living here in Riyadh, i finally set foot into the famous family get away here in Riyadh.....The Riyadh ZOO. I was thinking of where to bring my daughter one weekend and i though of...

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  • 11. Dir Aiyah

    Wadi Hanifa is a north-south river complex that once provided seasonal fresh-water resources to the region of Riyadh and Dir’iyah, as well as nearby towns and villages. Today, to the north-west of the...

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  • 12. Janadriya

    Since 1985, every year, and during the first Quarter of the year, Riyadh city celebrates the hertage and culture joint by large number of cultural fiqures from all over The Arabic countries. Al...

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  • 14. Imam Turki bin Abdallah Grand Mosque

    Every city in a majority-Muslim country has what you might call the main or Grand mosque. Riyadh, with its low-density spread and its disparate centres of...

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  • 15. Qasr al-Hakim

    Qasr al-Hakim, or the Governor’s Mansion (to use a loose translation that relies on an American reference) is not a tourist attraction. I learned this the hard...

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  • 16. Tahlia Street

    Tahliya Street is often described as Riyadh’s Champs-Élysées. I’m quite sure that there is no KFC on the Champs-Élysées, nor are there young men doing...

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  • 17. Centria Mall

    While malls really shouldn’t be considered some sort of special attraction, especially in the Middle East, I am hard pressed to describe Centria Mall as...

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  • 18. Ministry of the Interior

    Perhaps it is confusing as to why I have this furtive picture of the Ministry of the Interior on my reviews of Riyadh. The reason is that photography of the...

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  • 19. Princess Souq

    The Princess Souq has another, official name, I’m sure, but I’ve never heard it uttered. Perhaps this is known as the southern souq, as it is just north of the...

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  • 20. Perfume and spice souq

    The perfume and spice section of the Deira Souq should be thought of a separate treat for anyone visiting this part of the capital. While there is still a heavy...

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  • 21. Thumairi Gold Souq

    Thumairi Gold Souq is part of the wider Deira complex, but, like the Gold Souqs throughout the Middle East, it has its own unique characteristics and charm....

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  • 22. Deira Souq

    Deira is souq is one of the few tourist attractions in Riyadh that provide some sort of exotic flavor for visitors. Of course, like many of the souqs in the...

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  • 23. Visit The World Largest Integrated Dairy Farm

    You may can't believe this desert region can host the largest dairy farm in the world.Well, Al Karj area, about an hour drive south Riyadh, host the largest...

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  • 24. Amusement park

    Go to amusement park is one of the best way how to enjoy life in Riyadh, and one of the most famous family activities for both local and expat, mostly it would...

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  • 25. Magnificent Sand dunes

    Middle east is a land of desert and Saudi Arabia has magnificent sand dunes that you may enjoy out skirts of Riyadh, you would see them in different colors like...

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