About Riyadh

Riyadh is the capital and most populous city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of Riyadh Province. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula. The climate is dry and hot in the summer and cold in the winter. Burj Rafal is the tallest skyscraper. Riyadh hosts numerous government ministries and public services headquarters, making the public sector the city’s largest employer. Riyadh is an important financial, business, and manufacturing centre. About one-third of the country’s factories are located in Riyadh.

Things to know when you travel to Riyadh


Where to stay?

• Mena Hotel Riyadh • DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh Al Muroj • Carawan Al Fahad Hotel Riyadh • Hilton Garden Inn Riyadh Olaya • Obaer Hotel Riyadh • Mercure Value • Al Khozama


Where to shop?

• Salam Mall • Khurais Mall • Hayat Mall • Kingdom Centre Tower • Al Nakheel Mall


Where to visit?

Kingdom Centre Tower • National Museum • Masmak Citadel • Al Rajhi Grand Mosque • Riyadh Zoo • Salam Park