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What to see in Riyadh

Al Murabba’a Historical Palace

Al Murabba'a Historical Palace was built in the early 1900s as private accommodation for the king. Now a principal component…

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Al Musmak Castle

An important landmark and heritage site in the city of Riyadh, the Musmak fortress was built around 1865 and is the site…

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City of old Diriyah

The ruins of the historically significant city of Diriyah, standing imposing and silent in the desert about 12 miles…

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Kingdom Centre

The place to see and be seen in central Riyadh is at the remarkable Kingdom Centre, the tallest building in Saudi Arabia,…

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Riyadh Museum of History and Archaeology

This museum, chief among the numerous museums in Riyadh, showcases local art, religion and culture, as well as the diverse…

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