Riyadh

What you can expect

Ultra-modern skyscrapers dominate the skyline and at night, the bright city lights illuminate the city. Riyadh has more than 4,000 mosques and numerous shopping centers and traditional souks.

Tourist attractions in Riyadh

National Museum

This cutting edge 2-story museum has eight modern and informative galleries that highlight the Arabian Peninsula prehistory, history, culture, and art.

Sky Bridge, Kingdom Center

Kingdom Center is a towering landmark in Riyadh measuring 302 meters high. Completed in 2002, this skyscraper is the tallest structure in Saudi Arabia which features 65 one-story homes. The Sky Bridge is one of the distinctive features of the Kingdom Center which gives an unparalleled view of Riyadh.

Masmak Fortress

This 19th century fortress made of clay and mud-bricks looks like an amazing giant sandcastle.

King Abdullah Park

The park has green lawns that are perfect for picnics, spacious pathways where you can stroll, jog, or bike, and a large play area for kids.

Riyadh National Zoo

Walking through Souq Al Alawi is a delight for the senses with its colorful hues, mixed aromas, and different kinds of textures.

The Globe

Built in 2000, this glass ball measuring 24m in diameter is composed of 655 glass panels and suspended just under the top of Al Faisaliah Tower.

Wadi Namar

This 2km-long dam has 520 palms planted across the pedestrian walkways, rocky hills, and an artificial waterfall at the center.

Addiriyah Park

The place where the Addiriyah Park now stands used to an abandoned area but the Addiriyah Development Authority began restorations in 2000.

Al Faisaliyah Center

Completed in May 2000, this commercial building consisting of 44 floors and standing 267 meters high is the fourth tallest building in Saudi Arabia.