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Discover Riyadh: A City with Business Opportunities and Cultural Delights

Riyadh - the capital of the Kingdom is well known worldwide as the foremost business destination in Saudi. It represents both the storied past and the bright future of the country and offers a wealth of experiences of interest to both local and international tourists. Whether one is interested in culture, adventure, history or entertainment, Riyadh has it all!!!



 

Riyadh - Where the Past Meets the Future


Riyadh is the birthplace of modern Saudi Arabia, where old-world charm meets 21st-century vision. Riyadh translates to “the Gardens,” a reference to the area’s past that dates back to the 14th century when the land was revered for its fertile soil, many canals and trees. Today, Riyadh Province, also known as Al Wosta, is home to the country’s capital: a modern metropolis with a thriving financial and business center and a growing cultural scene. It’s a city rich in history, boasting myriad forts, palaces and museums, and some of the country’s most colorful souqs. It’s also home to the country’s oldest university, King Saud University, plus one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, the Kingdom Centre, and more than 4,000 mosques.

 

Where can you Explore in Riyadh?

Explore Diriyah

Diriyah has gained a historical and heritage status, and in 2010, At-Turaif District was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will be introduced to different kinds of entertainment, enjoy nice dinners with many options available and learn more about the history of Saudi Arabia.


Walk Through Rawdat Tinhat

Rawdat Tinhat is one of the most beautiful camping sites where a grove of dense green plant cover adorned with aromatic tulips is in tune with the beautiful sounds of birds, great atmosphere and fresh air. It is located 185km north of Riyadh, Rumah province.


Explore Al Murabaa Historical Palaca

The palace overflows with the memories of the place and the historical events it witnessed, along with the glory that was made on its land. Enjoy discovering the contents of the rooms on a historical tour inside the palace. You will see belongings, clothes, and pictures of the king.


Visit the Sky Bridge at Kingdom Center

From a height of 300 meters in the sky of Riyadh, take in a stunning panoramic view of the beauty of the city through highly secure glass panels. These panels let you enjoy the view of the starry nights and contemplate the yellow lights reflected on the streets and buildings of Riyadh from the Sky Bridge. What a great way to take the perfect selfie?!


Visit Saqr Aviation Museum

If you are a fan of military aircraft, helicopters, history and skills of aviation, and are captivated by air shows, then Saqer al-Jazirah Aviation Museum, where heritage and mechanisms of ancient and modern warfare, is the best destination for you. The museum has internal and external arenas.



 

Go Shopping in Riyadh!

Riyadh is replete with shopping centers that meet everyone’s needs with various necessities and luxuries, from local markets with designs inspired by the heritage and culture of Riyadh region to modern markets with a classy architecture.



 

Where Can You Try the Local Food?

Choosing where to eat out in Riyadh is not a decision to be taken lightly, especially in a city filled with amazing restaurants and cafés and more new ones opening at a thrilling pace. There are restaurants that suit your every craving, mood and location each time you dine out.


 

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