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Abu Dhabi City Tour from Dubai
"The tour begins with with a pick up from your location in Dubai and set off on a journey of about one and a half hours towards Abu Dhabi. On the way you would be able to see the Jebel Ali Port which is the world's largest man made port. The first stop is at the Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque where visitors would have about 30 minutes to enjoy the beauty of the mosque and then we continue into the heart of the city watch out for the Emirates Palace hotel on the way continuing towards the Abu Dhabi Corniche. We then head to the heritage village where we would get an insight into the rich heritage and culture of the city and the nation. The tour concludes at the Abu Dhabi Marina mall home to many luxury brands and numerous food outlets. Finally we pass by the Yas Island
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi with Transfers from Dubai
"Experience Ferrari World Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. With this ticket you can go directly to the entrance without having to wait in the queue.Learn about the history of Ferrari in this offer. And for those with brave hearts pump up you the Formula Rossa with a phenomenal acceleration of 0 to 240 kilometers per hour! You can also try the G-Force Tower which simulates the effects of gravity of a Formula 1 race on a 62-meter high vertical ride.Another highlight is the Galleria Ferrari the world’s largest Ferrari gallery outside Maranello with an interactive exhibition of cars from 1947 to the present day. You can also see Speed of Magic a fantastic 4D adventure through the jungle icy caves and canyons to the precipice of an active volcano. Enjoy the various other attractions of Ferrari World
From $210.00
 
Ferrari World With Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque From Dubai
While in the emirates it will be very well understood that Dubai has number of sites that cannot be missed but many doesn't know that Abu Dhabi is on a healthy competition with its neighborhood Emirate of Dubai. The most photographed building in Abu Dhabi""The best way to mark your day in Abu Dhabi something very special with its most popular attractions are being covered in a day. Get two way transportation from Dubai along with the package which will let you visit the Middle Eastern wonder which has intertitle=Highlights&1=Abu+Dhabi+day+trip+from+Dubai&2=Be+wowed+by+the+architecture+of+Sheikh+Zayed+Grand+Mosque&3=Visit+Ferrari+World%2C+home+to+roller+coasters+and+kid-friendly+rides&4=Don%27t+miss+the+chance+to+experience+another+emirate+during+your+trip+t"""Dubai United Arab Emirates"
From $175.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Riyadh

Riyadh's police are to be avoided at all costs.

Be careful of where you point your camera. One night when I was wandering home I came across a 'spaceship' of a building and thinking that it was a flash hotel, I took a photo. It was around midnight...
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K1W1
May 02, 2005

Rain!

Yes, rain can be a hazard. First of all, it rains very seldom in here but when it does so you'll notice it. Usually it comes in very powerful bursts that can last hours. When that happens, the traffic...
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baronedivandastad
Apr 19, 2005

Warning

Following recent attacks targeting foreigners, travel advisories are encouraging foreigners to leave Saudi Arabia unless on essential business. Security departments warn that more attacks on...
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Saudi_phantom
Mar 21, 2005

Don't come here

If you asked me 12 months ago I'd say you should give it a go, it's not as bad as the media make out. Well, things have changed for the worst now as everyone must know.Would I advise people to come...
kazak
Jun 13, 2004

Be careful what you photograph.You've been warned!

We all like to take photos, now don't we! But be careful when in Riyadh.Be very discrete and try not to draw attention to yourself, and please, please, don't take photos of military personnel or...
kazak
Aug 21, 2003

No drugs

Do not, under any circumstances, bring any drugs into the Kingdom, even hashish for your own consumption. In fact, you will notice that the visa application form to Saudi sates in big red letters at...
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bzh
Jan 15, 2003
 
 
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Don't offend the religious police

Saudi Arabia has a religious police. You should be extremely careful not to get in a situation where you would confront them. If you are stopped by a religious policeman, just do what he says if it is...
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bzh
Jan 15, 2003

Beware of cars

Saudis are not careful drivers. They mostly drive big and heavy american limousines at frightening speed. The fact that Riyadh is sprawled on a very large area that enables the main streets to be 6 or...
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bzh
Jan 15, 2003

Bombs and Attack

Due to the political situation in the Middle East, there have been hightened levels of security for all Expats. To keep upto date with security levels and warnings check with your country government...
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vindy
Nov 17, 2002

Foreigners are issued with...

Foreigners are issued with Iqamas as shown in the attached picture. Make sure you carry your iqama at all times, this justifies your stay in Saudi Arabia if asked by the local Police.I advise not to...
Mushtie
Aug 26, 2002

Muttawa or religious police...

Muttawa or religious police take their job very seriously. It is very important that anyone travelling to Saudi research the restrictions on clothing and adhere to the strictly enforced standards....
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lumberjack83
Aug 26, 2002

Do not bring in any drugs or...

Do not bring in any drugs or alchol - you will loose your head or be deported.Do not bring in a Bible, cross etc.Do not wear jewellery in public.Do not touch a person with your left hand.If you do...
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Strand_Man
Aug 25, 2002

Desert Trees

Beware of the trees which you can find within the dessert. They have numerous thorns which can definitely hurt you. A piece of advice, LOOK BEFORE TOUCHING!
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Cielo_Algaeed
Feb 10, 2007

Top Hotels in Riyadh

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Abdullah Ar Rashid, Kingdom Centre, PO Box 231000, Riyadh, 11321, Saudi Arabia
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8957 Olaya Street, P.O. Box 2520, Riyadh, 12611, Saudi Arabia
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Maazar St, Al Batha, Riyadh, 11481, Saudi Arabia
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PO Box 4148, Olaya, King Fahad Road, Riyadh, 11491, Saudi Arabia
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Al Mubarakiah Plaza, King Abdul Aziz St., PO Box 18006, Riyadh, 11415, Saudi Arabia
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King Fahad Road, Mecca Road, P.O. Box 90807, Riyadh, 11623, Saudi Arabia
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Top Things to Do in Riyadh

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Desert

We packed up our 4x4 and joined a convoy of other expatriates for a trip into the desert. Once, we camped in a beautiful box canyon on Thanksgiving Day, and we had a pot luck dinner. Daytime...
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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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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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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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Camping

Akashta, Is the local word for short desert Camping Trips , Which is usually a one day trip to the deserts accompany with a small camping & necessary serving Equipment. These trips are often...
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Kingdom Tower

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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Cielo_Algaeed

"Riyadh..My New HOME"
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baronedivandastad

"Welcome to the MidWest - erm... Middle East"
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anees

"Riyadh, 5 Million of Inhabitants from All Over"
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TomorrowsAngel

"home sweet home"
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neilward

"ý19 an hour,I'll go"
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