Riyadh is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula with a population at 5.7 million people and is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is now one of the wealthiest cities in the world and a heady mixture of past and present, East and West.
Guests in our accommodations in Riyadh can explore the 19th century Al Masmak Fortress and wander among the artifacts at the Riyadh Museum of History and Archaeology. See the Al-Faisaliah Tower and its vast glass globe made of 655 glass panels near the summit and considered as one of the astounding structures to rise above Riyadh skyline. Other attractions near our hotels in Riyadh are the King Abdulaziz Historical Center, and the King Fahad National Library Museum where visitors can admire some rare books and manuscripts and learn about Saudi history. Experience Saudi folklore at the Museum of Antiquities and Folklore or take a stroll through the historic quarters of Al-bathaa. Enjoy the stunning view from the 99th floor Sky Bridge of the Kingdom Tower that features high-speed elevators and the steel-and-glass 300-ton bridge connecting the two towers.
Stroll around the Qask Al Hokum district and wander around the outdoor souq markets and discover some local wares or artisan making carpets at Al-Zal Market. Witness some camel races every Thursday in the Thumamah district and sample local food like kapsa – a chicken and rice dish not far from our Riyadh hotels. Guests can also enjoy an afternoon picnic at Old Ad-Diriyah or unwind under the palm trees at Salam Park.