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Riyadh Destination Guide

Discover Riyadh in Saudi Arabia!

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Riyadh in the region of Ar Riyāḑ with it's 4,205,961 habitants is a town located in Saudi Arabia and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

Local time in Riyadh is now 04:47 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Riyadh" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Turayfah, Qasr an Nasriyah, Fihan, Riyadh, Al Madinah as Sina'iyah or Al Janadiriyah. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Broken clouds
Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 26%
Air Pressure 954.7 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Wednesday, 21st of February 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)
Thursday, 22nd of February 2018
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Few clouds Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Friday, 23rd of February 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)

Videos

In Train - Riyadh to Dammam

00:26 min ( July 28, 2012 by Sadiq Khan)
Views: 546 - Rating: 5/5

Inside view of train...Saudi Railways

LEARN HOW TO FREESTYLE ( BIG TAM KING ...

02:39 min ( September 27, 2012 by TeeRasheed)
Views: 346 - Rating: 3/5

Want More !!! Go and Follow us ... BIG TAM | www.facebook.com | @bigtam_world KING Z | www.facebook.com | @KingZe21 TEE RASHEED | www.facebook.com | @TeeRasheed


Rain in riyadh (shorkot city )

06:09 min ( January 15, 2012 by Rana Jafar Raza)
Views: 51 - Rating: 0/5

Rana faimly in saudi arabia 59 0092 300

Marriott in Riyadh

00:23 min ( October 25, 2010 by bmarpl1)
Views: 298 - Rating: 0/5

Small corner room with a tiny window looking up to the air conditioning units. Call for prayer can be heard ever so quietly in the distance


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Riyadh during the next days.

23
Feb
2018

Pediatric Pulmonology Congress 2018

Beginning: 01:30 pm (13:30).
More on eventful.com.

25
Feb
2018

Deep Learning Training Bootcamp - Hands-On With Python, TensorFlow | Live Instructor-Led Classes | Certification & Projects Included | 100% Moneyback Guarantee | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Beginning: 04:30 am (04:30).
More on eventful.com.

حملة اصنعي وظيفتك

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

تجربة 1

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

28
Feb
2018

Data Analytics & Visualization - Riyadh - ClassRoom With Lab

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
More on eventful.com.

05
Mar
2018

GLOBAL VENDOR TRADE ZONES SAUDI ARABIA

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

06
Mar
2018

Decofair 2018 - Riyadh

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
More on eventful.com.

Alfaisal University's 7th Annual Career Expo 2018

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Decofair Riyadh

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Decofair - DF

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Saudia Flight 163

Saudia Arabian Airlines Flight 163 was a scheduled passenger flight of Saudia that caught fire after takeoff from Riyadh International Airport on a flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, August 19, 1980. All 287 passengers and 14 crew on board the Lockheed L-1011-200 TriStar registered HZ-AHK, died after the aircraft made an emergency landing back at the Riyadh airport. At the time, the incident was the second deadliest single aircraft disaster in history, after Turkish Airlines Flight 981.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1980 in Saudi Arabia, Accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed L-1011, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Aviation accidents and incidents in 1980, Aviation accidents and incidents in Saudi Arabia, Saudia accidents and incidents

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) was created by the Saudi Government on April 10, 2000, as part of measures geared towards formalizing the process of economic liberalization. SAGIA is responsible for managing the investment environment in the Kingdom.

More reading: Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority homepage
Located at 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Economy of Saudi Arabia, Government organisations of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah

Riyadh TV Tower

The Riyadh TV Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is a 170 meter high television tower located inside the premises of Saudi Ministry of Information. It was completed in 1978.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1978, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Television towers in Saudi Arabia

Kingdom Centre

Kingdom Centre, also called Kingdom Tower, is a 99-storey, 302.3 m skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the second tallest skyscraper in the country, and the third tallest building with a hole in the world after the Shanghai World Financial Center and Tuntex Sky Tower. Besides the shopping mall, Kingdom Tower contains the Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh and state-of-the-art apartments. The 56 m skybridge atop the skyscraper.

More reading: Kingdom Centre homepage
Located at 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 2002, Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Skyscrapers between 300 and 349 meters, Skyscrapers in Saudi Arabia

Al Oud cemetery

Al Oud Cemetery is a public cemetery in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 24.69, 46.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Riyadh, Burials at Al Oud Cemetery, Cemeteries in Saudi Arabia, Sunni cemeteries

Quote of the moment

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