King Abdulaziz Historical Center
At the early morning, you can enjoy many places. You can be in King Abdulaziz Historical
Center (the National Museum) from 9 am to 12 pm. This would take you through history and make you relive it. You can also visit Kind Abdulaziz Center
where you can know more about his simple life and see some of his possessions
which he received as gifts from other countries rulers. You will surely enjoy watching the antique
From 1 pm to 3 pm, you can have your lunch and a break. There are many restaurants that offer you
rest and enjoyment such as the Globe Restaurant in Al-Faisaliah Center, which
is 266 meters above the ground or the Spazio Restaurant in Al-Mamlaka Center
which is 300 meters above the ground.
There you can eat as if you are sitting in extravagant place that
overlooks the whole Riyadh.
After taking a break, you can go shopping from 5 pm to 9 pm.
in the finest malls in the Kingdom where you can buy the best brands. Do not
forget to visit the mosque located on the highest point in the world which is
in 77th floor of Al-Mamlaka tower.
Al-Diriyah and Hanifa Valley
From 10 am to 12 pm, you can visit the old city that
witnessed the glory of our ancestors who called for the biggest religious
reformation movement in the Islamic World.
There, the Prince of Diriyah, Imam Muhammad bin Saud held Al-Diriyah
Treaty with Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab. They both agreed to start calling
people to reform their creed and purify it from innovations and
superstitions. This can only be done by
following the example of Muhammad, the Messenger of God (may the mercy and
blessings of God be upon him), his Companions, and the righteous predecessors,
fulling the duty of commanding good and forbidding evil, and trying hard to
acieve this aim by whatever means.
After that, you can visit Hanifa Valley where you can rest and enjoy the
nature and spend some time away from the city with its noises and lofty
Lunch and Rest
At 1 pm you can return to the hotel to have your lunch and
rest until 4:30 pm.
Al-Thumama Area and Dinner
From 5 pm to 12 pm, you can go to Thumama area to enjoy
horse riding and motor cycles and to experience the charming nights of ArRiyadh
while the children can play freely.
Then you can have dinner in one of the traditional restaurants.
Morning Coffee and Shopping
From 9 am to 12 pm, we suggest you
take your morning coffee in one of the biggest cafes in Al-Tahliya Street,
which is a free Wi-Fi hotspot where you can browse the internet. Later on, you
can enjoy shopping in the stores that sell the best brands along the street.
At 12 pm you can have your lunch in one of the best
restaurants in ArRiyadh, located in Tahliya Street, which is the Indian Copper
Chandni where you can stay until 2 pm.
From 4 pm to 6 pm you can enjoy watching some of the rare
wild animals and tamed ones such as elephants, lions, and tigers in the public
The Justice Palace
From 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm we suggest you go downtown to visit
Al-Masmak Fort, from where the city of ArRiyadh was conquered and watch a
documentary about the story of conquering ArRiyadh at the hands of King
Abdulaziz, may Allah have mercy on him.
You will be able to go through some photos that show the development in
ArRiyadh. Do not miss visiting Al-Zal
market where you can see how the Saudi Iqal (headband) is made and how carpets
are woven. You can buy some of the
antiques as well.
You can enjoy eating any of our dishes in one of the most
famous traditional restaurants (Al-Qarya Al-Najdiya) located in Takhasosi
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