Here are the top 6 tourist attractions to see in Riyadh:

1. Ad-Diriyah (Saudi early capital)

4.5 /5

6,517 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Riyadh

It is aætownæinæSaudi Arabiaælocated on the north-western outskirts of the Saudi capital,æRiyadh. The historic area of AdÍDiriyah is divided into two parts by the Wadi Hanifa and additionally into a number of different quarters.

2. Kingdom centre tower

4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Riyadh

It is a 41 storey building in Riyadh. Besides the shopping mall, Kingdom Tower contains the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh and apartments. There is a 56 m (184 ft) skybridge atop the skyscraper.

3. Masmak Citadel

3.8 /5

10 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Riyadh

It's like a museum of Saudi culture. There is no entry fee .

4. Al Faisaliyah center

4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Riyadh

It is a commercial skyscraper located in Riyadh. It is the fourth tallest building in Saudi Arabia

5. National Museum, Riyadh

3.7 /5

8 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Riyadh

The top sight in Riyadh, this museum (opened in 1999) is done up with the latest technology and is very accessible to visitors, with almost everything available in English.æ

6. Riyadh zoo

3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Riyadh

Zoo only opens at 1pm which is the hottest part of the day and closes at 6.30pm. The zoo is large and not overcrowded at all.

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FAQs on Riyadh

What are the top hotels in Riyadh?

There are 647 Hotels in Riyadh which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Riyadh are Vivienda Hotel Villas Granada, منتجعات نوال, Brand New Luxury Apartment in Twin Towers, سمو, شاليه ديــــــفـــــــا, Elite oasis resort. You can see all the hotels in Riyadh here

How can I commute within Riyadh?

There are regular buses which operate in Riyadh. Regular bus fare regardless of distance is 2 saudi riyal.These buses except for the bigger SAPTCO buses, are not airconditioned. Its seats have remained so much to be desired and could be too crowded. Rent-a-car fee starts at 50 SAR above depending on the car's model.Privately owned buses run on a certain short routes whereas SAPTCO buses runs to all the cities of Saudi Arabia.Monthly pass can be made by just paying 200 SAR.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Riyadh?

The top sightseeing places in Riyadh are Ad-Diriyah (Saudi early capital), Kingdom centre tower, Masmak Citadel, Al Faisaliyah center, National Museum, Riyadh, Riyadh zoo.
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