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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 03:11 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

26°C / 79 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 21%
Air Pressure 957.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 1st of March 2017
Few clouds, moderate breeze.
Few clouds Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Thursday, 2nd of March 2017
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Friday, 3rd of March 2017
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (70 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °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.

01
Mar
2017

Alfaisal University's Sixth Annual Career Expo

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

02
Mar
2017

EQUESTRIAN CARNIVAL

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

05
Mar
2017

The Third Festival For Women Health And Marathon

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

09
Mar
2017

Shalky Exhibition

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

11
Mar
2017

Test

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More on eventful.com.

12
Mar
2017

Made In Design

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

15
Mar
2017

3rd Annual Power And Transmission Summit

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

16
Mar
2017

Our Bride

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

18
Mar
2017

Flying With Gyrocopter Airplane #20

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
More on eventful.com.

21
Mar
2017

Aaaa

Beginning: 07:00 pm (19:00).
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

Quote of the moment

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.

John Steinbeck