What to do and see in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia: The Best Places and Tips

Coordinates: 23°0′N 45°30′E / 23.000°N 45.500°E / 23.000; 45.500

1. Kingdom Centre Tower

King Fahad Road, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Shopping, Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings, Shopping Malls More
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4.5 based on 1683 reviews

Kingdom Centre Tower

Reviewed By drbalajinaik - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Kingdom tower - not worth

The structure of Kingdom tower looks amazing from outside. Brilliant in the night with changing colours of light. But it is definitely not worth paying 60 SAR and going up to view the city on Kingdom tower. Instead I would recommend people to visit the Gl

2. Al Bujairi square

3134 Wadi Hanifah, Riyadh 13711, Saudi Arabia Nature & Parks
Excellent
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4.5 based on 271 reviews

Al Bujairi square

Reviewed By Haithambadr - Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Beautiful place for family time out

Excellent area to picnic and enjoy a lovely day out with the family, so well designed, details are going to impress you, many restaurants and coffee shops are also located for your joyful experience. Parking is a little bit challenging if you go late duri

3. National Museum

Al-Muraba - King Abdul Aziz Historical Center | What3words: Oiled.dodges.divided, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
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4.5 based on 617 reviews

National Museum

The history of Islam is the major focus of this museum, which consists of 10 galleries, courtyards and a section that houses fancy cars and other belongings of the founding king of Saudi Arabia.

Reviewed By 617mira - Bengaluru, IndiaBengaluru, India

Down History lane

Visited the museum with family. The museum is located in laid out in beautiful gardens and fountains. The place is huge. Entrance tickets are priced at SR 10 per person. Museum gives a good summary of Saudi history. Well worth a visit.

4. Al Masmak Fortress

3153 Al Thumairi St, Riyadh 12634, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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4.5 based on 543 reviews

Al Masmak Fortress

This renovated 19th-century mud fortress looks like a giant sandcastle, and contains costumes, handicrafts, a sitting room, a courtyard and a well.

Reviewed By nirmeshp2016

So basic and overrated

Totally avoidable...small place...free entry but hardly anything to know except their history in a very poor format..Very basic rooms with just the pictures up with explanations...nothing interactive nor does shown in an exciting manner.They really need t

5. Al Nakheel Mall

2976 Al Al Imam Saud Ibn Abdul Aziz Branch Road | Al Mughrizat, Riyadh 124856121, Saudi Arabia Shopping, Shopping Malls
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4.5 based on 257 reviews

Al Nakheel Mall

Reviewed By MetrekAlMetrek - Khamis Mushait, Saudi ArabiaKhamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia

Poor Unsafe Infrastructures

Positives:Location (easy to get there).Car parking.Different kinds of food shops and restaurants.Different kind of brands.Different kinds of coffee-shops.Areas of improvement:Pedestrians corridors are available and NOT safe walking from parking to the mal

King Fahd Road | 24. 743892, 46. 657829, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Shopping, Shopping Malls
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4 based on 229 reviews

Riyadh Gallery Mall

Reviewed By xheroine1981 - Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Strolling with White Friday Madness

A lot of people today here..due to White Friday Sale... A 3 storey mall.. most of stalls are mediocre brands... There is also Panda supermarket at 1st floor and you can find gold's store, coffee shops in ground floor... whilst in 3rd floor is more on food

7. King Abdullah Park

Al Amin Abdullah Al Ali Al Naeem, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Nature & Parks
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4.5 based on 273 reviews

King Abdullah Park

Reviewed By ShoaibShawoo - Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Lovely Place to Spend an Evening With Family!

This is a lovely park in the south of Riyadh. The grounds are very well-maintained, much better than Salaam park. There is a reasonably large lake in the middle of the park, with a musical fountain show twice in the evening. We caught one show at 8:00 PM

8. Riyadh Zoo

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Zoos & Aquariums
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3.5 based on 559 reviews

Riyadh Zoo

Saudi Arabia’s largest zoo, housing some 40 species of animals, permits either a mother or a father to accompany children but does not allow the whole family to vist together.

Reviewed By _MerryMarry_ - Manila, PhilippinesManila, Philippines

Needs improvement

Entrance fee was affordable.Be mindful of their schedule when you visit because there were specific days for children ladies, and families.The cages were big enough for the animals to roam inside, however they appeared like they lacked food and care. Also

9. Old Dir'aiyah

Thumeiry Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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4 based on 295 reviews

Old Dir'aiyah

These ruins of the first capital of Saudi Arabia consist of walls, houses and palaces, some of which have been restored

Reviewed By sxp3955 - Parys, South AfricaParys, South Africa

Sightseeing

I visited on a Friday morning morning. Due to it being the prayer day in the middle-east, most shops and cafe's were closed and there were very few people. You can stroll around the park area which is really nice. The old area across from the park cannot

10. Al Rajhi Grand Mosque

Hasan Al Musaili, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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5 based on 264 reviews

Al Rajhi Grand Mosque

Reviewed By FutureL1

Bigger, MashAllah

Everyone who lives in Riyadh should take a chance to prayer here, this mosque is with all religious facilities. One of the biggest mosque in central region.

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