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King Abdulaziz Historical Center

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Address: King Saud Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Visited Again with Family, Loved it Even More!

I must say that this is easily one of the best attractions in Riyadh for families and singles alike! Very few people know about it and I advise you to go there and see what a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say that this is easily one of the best attractions in Riyadh for families and singles alike! Very few people know about it and I advise you to go there and see what a grand Five Star Marvel this is! :-)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Should take your kids for learning about soil types resources available in Riyadh and many regions of Saudi .And it's detailed history how and who and all where important people in development of middle East ! Also have a video story of late king

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Thank RafZ B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

An excellent way to spend the day especially with the limited options available in KSA. The museum is vast and well organised, and clean. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and be ready to spend the whole day. Make sure to check the old Citadelle and see the royal car collection

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Thank Swaleen A
Killeen, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I could have spent the whole day in this museum. If one fatigue's, he or she can get refreshments and a snack.

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Thank Mauser1166
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Not a bad place to spend an evening and get a insight of the history of Saudi Arabia. Very well maintained with an entrance of 10 SAR its not too bad a place to visit.

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Thank lordsajan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

An educational place to visit with friends or collegues at work. Have been in the museum 4 times already but it still amuses me. On the downside, cleanliness of toilets are not maintained and food choices available in the area are very limited.

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Thank ar s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I remember the first time I visited the center when I was in elementary school. I had the privilege with my classmates to explore the history of Arabian Peninsula and the history of the Kingdom. I will definitely recommend anyone who visits the Capital to check out this beautiful historical center.

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Thank Monzer J
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

King Abdulaziz Historical Centre (KAHC) is a national landmark. It exhibits the Arabian Peninsula history and is considered a reminder of the divine blessing upon the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It has a total area of over 440,000 m2 bordered by Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi bin Turki Street on its west, King Faisal Street on its east, Al-Delam Street on... More 

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Thank thewanderingfeet2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had an opportunity to have a private small group visit to the Historical Center and the Murabba Palace, where King Abdulaziz was raised in his childhood. It was a very impressive tour and quite interesting. There are some very nice displays in the Historical Center but I especially enjoyed the Palace. It is usually open only in the evenings... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I really like how they have built this historical centre with buildings built on the old style, gardens, fountains and s couple of very good museums. A good place to spend a few areas in one of the quietest places in the city

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