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Riyadh

Asia
25+

Rank in Saudi Arabia

2

Rank in Asia

160+

World Rank

Currency
Saudi Riyal(SAR)
Weather
Sunny 42.2℃
Time
18:29 PM (GMT +03:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Riyadh

The most populous city, a financial hub, home to many national museums, esteemed skyscrapers, and monuments that artistically blend modern and ancient heritage and capital to Saudi Arabia, this is Riyadh to the entire world. Both for business travelers and pleasure-seeking tourists, Riyadh offers its heart and soul to get immersed in its modernized serenity. It boasts an exemplary picture of modern architecture with its historic monuments and enriching the world with its highly modernized and technically brilliant sky kissing structures. In Riyadh, we witness the beautiful amalgamation of the sentimental religious tones at its exquisite mosques with fun-loving adventure streak at various natural parks and activity clubs. The city embraces you with open arms in order to seamlessly absorb you in its own self. Riyadh for its visitors' is like a story untold and an experience to remember.

Continent Country
Asia Saudi Arabia
Airport Name / IATA Code
King Khalid International Airport RUH
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
King Abdulaziz International Airport JED


Riyadh
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
For sightseeing and exploring the pluralities of Riyadh, the best time to visit is in March, April, May, June, September, and October as the weather ranges from comfortable to cold.
Moderate time to visit
January, February, November, and December are moderate seasons to visit as the temperatures might range from cold to the extreme.
Worst time to visit
July and August are the hottest months and it can be very hot and dry with sand blowing all over.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) 9 11 15 20 26 28 29 29 26 21 15 9
Maximum temprature (℃) 20 24 28 33 39 42 43 43 40 35 28 22
Rain fall (mm) 15 8 23 25 9 0 0 0 0 3 10 12
Population
8.2 (Millions)
Official Language
Arabic
Spoken Language
Arabic is the langua... Read more
Other Language
Najdi Arabic, Hejazi... Read more
Police
993
Ambulance
997
Taxi
Start Tariff: SAR 10... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 0.27
Cup of Coffee USD 2.93
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.33
Rice/Kg USD 1.87
White Bread USD 0.53
Eggs (12) USD 2.13
Combo Meal USD 6.13
Fine Dining USD 21.32
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 0.53
Domestic Beer USD 1.33
Imported Beer USD 1.33
Bottle of Wine USD 4.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 6.40
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.33
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 0.80
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 350.98
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Paragliding 
  • Sky bridge at the Kingdom center
  • Tour to the largest integrated farm 
  • Have a quad biking at the red sand dunes 
  • Walk at the historical Diriyah
  • Night party
  • Garden visit
  • Museum
Shopping
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Souvenir Suggestions
  • Products from camel milk are most famous in Riyadh and people from far come here and take it for their relatives and friends
  • Oud perfume and oil
  • The palm dates are the most popular
  • The Abaya and Arabic calligraphy products
  • Authentic mats or carpets 
  • Leather stuff from antique stores
  • Gold jewelry

Tourist attractions in Riyadh

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