Kingdom Centre Observation DeckKingdom Center is visible from any part of the city. It is one of the main attractions of Riyadh. This center belongs to the family of the ruler of the state. It was built between 1999 and 2002. Kingdom Center is a skyscraper made of glass and metal. Its facade is equipped with electric lighting. Its height is 311 meters. The building has 99 floors. Apartments, hotels, offices, restaurants, shops, a mosque, and Observatory are located there.
Tourists will discover ancient fortresses and museums, modern sky-scrapers and exhibition centers among numerous sites and landmarks of Riyadh. The Diraya district is a recommended starting … Open
Visit the Glass Ball of the Al Faisal TowerThe tower was built in the business center of the capital of Saudi Arabia in 2000. It is named after Al-Faisal. Its height is 267 meters. It consists of 44 floors. 30 of them are located above the ground. 14 floors are under it. There is a 5-star hotel, offices of various companies, a shopping center, and apartments of rich citizens there. If you want to enjoy the panorama of Riyadh from a height, you can visit the restaurant. It is opened in a large ball made of glass. The ball is located between the 4 corner beams of the tower. They are curved and connected at one point. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Your active city break in Riyadh. Attractions, recreation and entertainment - best places to spend your day and night here
One of the main features of the city of Riyadh is a great number of modern shopping and entertainment centers providing a perfect choice of goods and entertainments meeting every taste and … Open
Climb to the Television Tower in RiyadhThe 170-meter-high TV tower is located next to the building where the Saudi Ministry of information is located. It was built in 1978. You can go inside and climb to the glass-enclosed observation deck. Its appearance resembles a faceted gemstone of a large size. You can enjoy a stunning view of the city while standing on it.
Go on a Yacht CruiseYou may find it interesting to go from the city port on an exciting cruise on a comfortable yacht on the waves of the Persian Gulf. You will be able to admire the beautiful scenery of the coastal Islands. You will have the opportunity to make a stop in one of the deep-water places and go fishing during the trip. You can get all the necessary equipment directly on the ship.
1. Foreign guests should keep in mind specific aspects of behavior during a vacation in the city. It is not recommended to appear in the streets in too bright and provoking clothes as it … Open
Active Leisure Options in RiyadhYou will have the opportunity to diversify your holiday in Riyadh with several options for active leisure. For example, you can ride a quad bike on the endless hot desert sands or take part in falconry. It is one of the most popular male entertainments in Saudi Arabia. If you are a fan of diving, you can take a scuba dive to the beautiful coral reefs.
Tour of the Desert City of Mada'in SalihIf you like unusual excursions, you can take a trip to the amazing archaeological area of the country between November and March. This is the uninhabited city of Mada’in Salih. It is located in the desert at a distance of 1064 kilometers from the capital. You will need to get a permit to visit the attraction. You can contact the local tour guide for help with it. An employee of any hotel in Al-ʿUla will also help you with this. This city is the closest to Mada’in Salih.
It’s a modern city, which started accepting tourists not long ago, but it quickly gained their trust and respect. The city’s name can be literally translated as "garden", and you … Open