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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 Travel Guide

The word Riyadh was taken from rawdha (an Arabic word) which originally means ‘garden’ (especially those that are found in the deserted areas). Initially the modern name Riyadh was applied to some sections of the land which was dominated by Orchards, Dates, and Palm Trees. Slowly the name was used in the complete city and hence Riyadh came into existence. 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 Nightlife

Despite the conservative nature of the Saudis, they do not fail to have a good time. Although “mutaween” or the religious police is a force to be reckoned with, as long as you stand by their rules, especially the women always having to wear an abaya, expatriates can have a good time should they be able to contact the community they belong to. Despite that, Riyadh is infiltrated with coffee shops, markets and malls... read more

Riyadh History

Although still a very conservative city, it is home to some of the most magnificent structures for the pleasure and leisure of men and women alike. History also has a great influence in the naming of the city, it is derived from the Arabic word rawdha which means garden owing to the various orchards of dates and palm trees that covered the fertile area in ancient times. read more

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