Riyadh

Things to do in Riyadh | Riyadh is known as Saudi Arabia's cultural capital due to its numerous cultural centers. Among them are the King Abd al-Azz Historical Centre, the National Museum, and the National Library.

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Full-day Riyadh tour icon
Full-day Riyadh tour

Up to 8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

From
$151.25
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Historical Riyadh a self-guided audio walking tour icon
Historical Riyadh a self-guided audio walking tour

1 Hour

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$9.00
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Old Riyadh and Sky Bridge tour icon
Old Riyadh and Sky Bridge tour

Up to 5 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$141.26
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Al Masmak self-guided audio walking tour icon
Al Masmak self-guided audio walking tour

1 Hour

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$9.00
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Riyadh city tour icon
Riyadh city tour

from 6 Hours to 7 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$520.00
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4x4 Desert safari with dinner from Riyadh icon
4x4 Desert safari with dinner from Riyadh

Up to 5 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$481.25
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Stargazing in the desert from Riyadh icon
Stargazing in the desert from Riyadh

Up to 5 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$200.00
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Trip to Ain Heet cave icon
Trip to Ain Heet cave

from 5 Hours to 6 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$265.00
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Half-day tour of the Riyadh city icon
Half-day tour of the Riyadh city

Up to 5 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$66.25
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Morning safari experience from Riyadh icon
Morning safari experience from Riyadh

Up to 4 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$608.77
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Half-day Dirriyah tour from Riyadh icon
Half-day Dirriyah tour from Riyadh

Up to 4 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$96.25
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Explore Riyadh by night icon
Explore Riyadh by night

from 4 Hours to 5 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$245.00
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Full-day tour of central Arabia ancient mysteries icon
Full-day tour of central Arabia ancient mysteries

Up to 12 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$151.25
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The Riyadh grand layover tour icon
The Riyadh grand layover tour

from 6 Hours to 7 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$319.00
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Al-Ahsa tour with Jawatha Mosque and Al-Qara hill icon
Al-Ahsa tour with Jawatha Mosque and Al-Qara hill

from 7 Hours to 8 Hours

Free cancellation upto 48 hours

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$330.00
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Know More about Riyadh

Best time to visit:

NOV - MAR

Winter Season

The capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, is situated in the middle of the Arabian Desert, surrounded by steep mountains and a wide area of desolate desert. The only modern city in Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. This city is among those that never stop awe-inspiring you with their beauty and appreciation for its culture. It is a significant hub for the petrochemical, refining, and oil production sectors, but it also has a lot of lovely green space, big parks, and lovely gardens.

Some of Riyadh's most well-known malls can be found in the Al Balad District, which is likely the most well-known area in the city. Faisaliah Tower, popularly known as "The Clock Tower," is a well-known landmark in the area since it once had an art deco clock atop it. You can go to the Morisco neighborhood or Al Razzadamat. Locals in Riyadh describe the sight of drummers performing in structures that have been transformed into shops as "unique". It is possible to go to Mecca and Medina and even ride camels over the desert. There are two different climatic zones in the nation. The summers are hot and humid in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia, which borders Jordan and Iraq.

Best time to visit:

NOV - MAR

Winter Season

JAN - JUN

31°C / 19°C

JUL - DEC

35°C / 23°C

Saudi Riyal

Saudi Riyal

1 USD = 3.75 SAR

GMT +03:00

3 hours ahead

Frequently Asked Questions

The top attractions in Riyadh are Kingdom Tower, Masmak Fortress, Murabba Historical Palace, National Museum of Saudi Arabia.

Taxis, Subways and car rentals are the best ways to travel across the city.

Yes, all foreigners who want to enter Saudi Arabia need both a passport and visa, which means that they need to apply for both documents. The Tourist eVisa is the most popular option for tourist that wish to visit Saudi Arabia for 90 days in Total. A passport does not require too much hassle.

To fully appreciate Riyadh, a five- to six-day tour of the city is recommended. Within this time frame, one can see the major attractions and participate in some exciting activities.

Weather to expect in Saudi. Contrary to popular belief, it's not always hot in Saudi Arabia. The kingdom experiences four distinct seasons —from chilly winter breezes in January to peak desert heat in August —and a climate that varies between regions. Read on for a seasonal overview of the kingdom's weather.

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