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Riyadh Map, Saudi Arabia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Riyadh Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Riyadh with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Riyadh useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Riyadh!

Riyadh History

History of the city dates back even before the time of Islamic era. It was then called the Hajr while being under the rule of the tribe of Banu Hanifa. By then it was already the capital of the Al Yamamah that is home to the seat of governance of most parts of east and central Arabia. This happened during the time of the Ummayad and Abbasid empires. However, when the Al Yamamah was separated from the empire it fell... read more

Riyadh Nightlife

While the famed fast-food chains thrive in the busy city of Riyadh, dining is never an issue when in Riyadh. Whether armed with just a meager budget or an extravagant purse, there sure is a place to dine. The Al Fawar and Al-Mazaz restaurants offer generous proportions of Lebanese and South Indian cuisine at very affordable prices. For the upscale market, the Al-Nakheel, dubbed as the best restaurant in Saudi by a... read more

Riyadh Sightseeing

The more prominent sights in Riyadh are mostly modern designs of man. The first significant sight is the Kingdom Center or the Burj Al Mamlakah. This is the tallest skyscraper the whole kingdom built over an area of  94,230 square meters of land and the whole center covers a total area of 300,000 square meters. The highest mosque in the world is also housed in the center. It won the 2002 Emporis Skyscraper Award,... read more

Riyadh Travel Guide

Riyadh has experienced big growths in population. During the 1960s the population of Riyadh was around 150000 inhabitants while as of today Riyadh has a population of around four and a half million people. read more

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