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At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah

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Great place well worth a visit

This is an amazing and interesting place to visit. This is a hidden gem and well worth a visit pop... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Soak in "old" Saudi Arabia

Step back in time and soak it in. This is a great view of the old Saudi Arabia. You can get a real... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
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  • Average8%
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9 Aug 2018
“Great place well worth a visit”
26 Apr 2017
“Soak in "old" Saudi Arabia”
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing and interesting place to visit. This is a hidden gem and well worth a visit pop there when it is cool.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mitchian
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Step back in time and soak it in. This is a great view of the old Saudi Arabia. You can get a real sense of what the country and city was like in the not so distant past. It's full of uneven streets and can...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank DrNic1
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Diriyah for a day trip. Had a wonderful time. The place has got a touch for Saudi Heritage & at the same time offers nice coffee shops etc. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank mshaheeniqbal
Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you have a chance to visit Riyadh , visiting ad-Dir'iyah is a must with its historical places surrounded with farms and high palms .

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank kmideg
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This review is quite late. At-Turaif District in Ad-Diriyah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia. It is worth visiting to get an glimpse of how the Saudis lived before. The clay houses and palaces are restored but a good number of ruins...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank pinoytraveller2
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A place to come and picnic, wander amongst the palms or stop at the cafes nearby. The ruins still under restoration but over the road the park is lovely. We are going back soon.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Margie C
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Greatly illustrating the old aspect of Riyadh as well as its firm, rocky scenery. That arid, rocky-like area is ornamented with green lush grass as well as palm trees adding a different flavor to the whole picture. A must for tourists coming to Riyadh...

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank mustafina
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Really nice place where to go with your family for a picnic. Restaurants to buy foods, greens to seat and relax... Very crowded during the weekends

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Pipoloco
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Interesting heritage site on the outskirts of Riyadh . Near the city and yet so far for the crowds and malls stop a taste of Riyadh past and a way of life for not too long ago. Really interesting and great photo opportunities especially at...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank hmking1960
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

One of nice area to be coming here and spending times at this place seeing the mud houses all over and the life before at Riyadh

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank abdulrahman542
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