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Riyadh Destination Guide

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Explore Riyadh in Saudi Arabia! Riyadh in the region of Ar Riyāḑ with it's 4,205,961 habitants is a town in Saudi Arabia and is the capital of this country.

Considering the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations could be interesting to check as well: Turayfah, Qasr an Nasriyah, Fihan, Riyadh, Al Madinah as Sina'iyah or Al Janadiriyah. When in this area, you might want to check out Al Malaz, Al Murabba, Jarir, Az Zahra, Ad Dubbat and As Sulaymaniyah as well. Map of the area of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Local Time

Local time in Riyadh is now 04:23 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Riyadh" with an UTC offset of 3 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 38°C / 100 °F
Evening 36°C / 97 °F
Night 25°C / 77 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 16%
Air Pressure 947 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
42°C / 108 °F Sky is clear

Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 37°C (99 °F)
Night: 21°C (69 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 37°C (99 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)
Monday, 25th of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 37°C (99 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)

Video Collection

Marfa in hara Riyadh

The time was about 2am the day after Eid :)

53:27 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: September 01, 2011 by XxKINGOFUNDERWORLDxX

Mobily Elife Fiber Internet 25Mbps Speed...

I am testing my Mobily Elife Fiber Internet 25Mbps. I hope you will enjoy it. June 3, 2013- Update I tested speed again selecting Server based at Riyadh and hosted by Mobily. The ping is

36:11 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: May 30, 2013 by Junaid Hussain


King Faisal- Speech in Riyadh

King Faisal- Speech in Riyadh about Palestain and Israel DO subscribe KFCRIS

32:34 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: August 17, 2008 by KFCRIS

Md-90 saudi airlines night landing at ri...

This my first night landing at king khaled international airport at night enjoy

06:42 min, rating: 3/5
Uploaded: January 14, 2009 by nightmare1045


Ball Lightning over Riyadh

Nice looking storm I filmed one evening in downtown Riyadh. Lightning was striking almost every second!

33:35 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: August 28, 2013 by Sm1lingB0b

Tours-TV com: Riyadh

Saudi Arabia. (, , ). See on map http://tours-tv.com/en/Riyadh

52:09 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: January 05, 2015 by ToursTV Com


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Interesting Events in the future

A short collection of upcomming events in Riyadh during the next days, weeks and months.

28
Sep
2017

Six Sigma Green Belt Training, Courses & Certification | Vinsys

Starts: 08:00 pm (20:00)
More at eventful.com.

05
Oct
2017

Be You Exhibition

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
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SAUDI ONCOLOGY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (2017)

Starts: 10:00 am (10:00)
More at eventful.com.

09
Oct
2017

MEFMA CONFEX KSA 2017

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
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15
Oct
2017

Saudi International Bakery & Pastry Exhibition 2017

Starts: 02:00 am (02:00)
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18
Oct
2017

Kingdom Renewable Energy Summit

Starts: 10:00 am (10:00)
More at eventful.com.

Kingdom Renewable Energy Summit 2017

Starts: 10:00 am (10:00)
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22
Oct
2017

Waste Management & Recycling Expo

Starts: no exact time
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Certified KPI Professional And Practitioner - Riyadh October 2017

Starts: 11:00 am (11:00)
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CloudxLab Premium Course On Big Data With Hadoop & Apache Spark | Riyadh

Starts: 07:30 pm (19:30)
More at eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Al Oud cemetery

Al Oud Cemetery is a public cemetery in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Sunni cemeteries, Cemeteries in Saudi Arabia, Burials at Al Oud Cemetery, Buildings and structures in Riyadh
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Al Rajhi Tower

Al Rajhi Tower is a $500 million USD tower currently proposed for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Designs for the sail-shaped tower have been drawn up by architects at Atkins. The tower is being built on behalf of the Al Rajhi family and will be used for commercial purposes. The family, considered by most in Saudi Arabia, as the country's wealthiest non-royals, is among the world's leading philanthropists.

Tags: Skyscrapers over 350 meters, Skyscrapers in Saudi Arabia, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill buildings, Proposed skyscrapers, Buildings and structures in Riyadh
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi from center.

King Fahd Medical City

King Fahad Medical City (Arabic مدينة الملك فهد الطبية) also popularly abbreviated as KFMC. KFMC consists of four hospitals making up a total of 1,095 beds. Main hospitals, maternity hospital, pediatric hospital, rehabilitation center. In addition to the hospitals there are primary care clinics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical Centers which is Prince Salman Heart Center, Neuroscience Center, Prince Sultan Hematology &Oncology Center and Specialized Diabetes & Endocrine Center.

Tags: Hospitals with year of establishment missing, Hospitals in Saudi Arabia
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is a 935-bed tertiary care hospital based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the national referral center for oncology, organ transplantations, cardiac surgery, genetic diseases, and more. KFSH&RC also maintains a facility in Jeddah. Chief Executive Director: H.E. Qasim Q. Al Qasabi, MD, FRCSI, FACS (since 2005)

Tags: Riyadh, Jeddah, Hospitals with year of establishment missing, Hospitals in Saudi Arabia
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Kingdom Centre

Kingdom Centre, also called Kingdom Tower, is a 99-storey, 302.3 m skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the second tallest skyscraper in the country, and the third tallest building with a hole in the world after the Shanghai World Financial Center and Tuntex Sky Tower. Besides the shopping mall, Kingdom Tower contains the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh and state-of-the-art apartments. The 56 m skybridge atop the skyscraper.

Tags: Skyscrapers in Saudi Arabia, Skyscrapers between 300 and 349 meters, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Buildings and structures completed in 2002
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Masmak fort

The Masmak is a clay and mud-brick fort, with four watchtowers and thick walls, founded on stone blocks, lying in the center of Riyadh, in the old quarters. This building played a major part in the kingdom's history, as it was here that the recapture of Riyadh, led by Ibn Saud, occurred on January 14, 1902.

Tags: Museums in Saudi Arabia, Museums established in 1995, History of Saudi Arabia, History of Nejd, Forts in Saudi Arabia, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, 1860s architecture
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi from center.

Riyadh TV Tower

The Riyadh TV Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is a 170 meter high television tower located inside the premises of Saudi Ministry of Information. It was completed in 1978.

Tags: Television towers in Saudi Arabia, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Buildings and structures completed in 1978
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) was created by the Saudi Government on April 10, 2000, as part of measures geared towards formalizing the process of economic liberalization. SAGIA is responsible for managing the investment environment in the Kingdom.

Tags: Jeddah, Government organisations of Saudi Arabia, Economy of Saudi Arabia
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Saudi Oger

Saudi Ogre Ltd. , a construction company, was incorporated in January 1978 under the rules and laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its headquarters in Riyadh. The initial paid up capital of SR 1 Million (US$ 267,000) was subsequently increased to the present level of SR 750 Million (US$ 200 million). Saudi Oger Ltd.

Tags: Construction and civil engineering companies, Companies of Saudi Arabia
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi from center.

Saudia Flight 163

Saudia Arabian Airlines Flight 163 was a scheduled passenger flight of Saudia that caught fire after takeoff from Riyadh International Airport on a flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, August 19, 1980. All 287 passengers and 14 crew on board the Lockheed L-1011-200 TriStar registered HZ-AHK, died after the aircraft made an emergency landing back at the Riyadh airport. At the time, the incident was the second deadliest single aircraft disaster in history, after Turkish Airlines Flight 981.

Tags: Saudia accidents and incidents, Aviation accidents and incidents in Saudi Arabia, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1980, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed L-1011, 1980 in Saudi Arabia
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Coordinates: 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi from center.