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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 11:29 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

41°C / 105 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 40°C / 104 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 90 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 951 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 24th of May 2017
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 40°C (104 °F)
Night: 29°C (85 °F)
Thursday, 25th of May 2017
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 39°C (102 °F)
Night: 28°C (83 °F)
Friday, 26th of May 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 30°C (86 °F)
Night: 29°C (84 °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.

25
May
2017

AKCENT (TWO) LIVE IN RIYADH

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More on eventful.com.

27
May
2017

Big Data With Hadoop & Apache Spark Certification Training Bootcamp - Live Instructor Led Classes | Certification & Project Included | 100% Moneyback Guarantee | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Beginning: 05:30 pm (17:30).
More on eventful.com.

30
May
2017

Layali Al Khair Fifth Exhibition

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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01
Jun
2017

“ Gathering To Revive The Past “

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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23
Jul
2017

APMG ISO/IEC 20000 Foundation - Jul 2017 - Riyadh

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

06
Aug
2017

APMG ISO/IEC 27001 Foundation - August 2017 - Riyadh

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

19
Sep
2017

The Big Companies Expo

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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05
Oct
2017

SAUDI ONCOLOGY RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (2017)

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
More on eventful.com.

15
Oct
2017

Saudi International Bakery & Pastry Exhibition 2017

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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18
Oct
2017

Kingdom Renewable Energy Summit

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
More on eventful.com.


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

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