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At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah

Diryah, Saudi Arabia
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Soak in "old" Saudi Arabia

Step back in time and soak it in. This is a great view of the old Saudi Arabia. You can get a real... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
DrNic1
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Germantown
via mobile
A very nice place to visit

We went to Diriyah for a day trip. Had a wonderful time. The place has got a touch for Saudi... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
mshaheeniqbal
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Step back in time and soak it in. This is a great view of the old Saudi Arabia. You can get a real sense of what the country and city was like in the not so distant past. It's full of uneven streets and can...More

Thank DrNic1
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We went to Diriyah for a day trip. Had a wonderful time. The place has got a touch for Saudi Heritage & at the same time offers nice coffee shops etc. Highly recommended.

Thank mshaheeniqbal
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you have a chance to visit Riyadh , visiting ad-Dir'iyah is a must with its historical places surrounded with farms and high palms .

Thank kmideg
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This review is quite late. At-Turaif District in Ad-Diriyah is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia. It is worth visiting to get an glimpse of how the Saudis lived before. The clay houses and palaces are restored but a good number of ruins...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A place to come and picnic, wander amongst the palms or stop at the cafes nearby. The ruins still under restoration but over the road the park is lovely. We are going back soon.

Thank Margie C
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Greatly illustrating the old aspect of Riyadh as well as its firm, rocky scenery. That arid, rocky-like area is ornamented with green lush grass as well as palm trees adding a different flavor to the whole picture. A must for tourists coming to Riyadh...

Thank mustafina
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Really nice place where to go with your family for a picnic. Restaurants to buy foods, greens to seat and relax... Very crowded during the weekends

Thank Pipoloco
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Interesting heritage site on the outskirts of Riyadh . Near the city and yet so far for the crowds and malls stop a taste of Riyadh past and a way of life for not too long ago. Really interesting and great photo opportunities especially at...More

Thank hmking1960
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Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

One of nice area to be coming here and spending times at this place seeing the mud houses all over and the life before at Riyadh

Thank abdulrahman542
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Reviewed 23 May 2015

One thing I love about Riyadh is the old ruins and although this area is under restoration you can still access - maybe be careful because some of the areas we visited were clearly not safe so best to avoid. But one thing is you...More

1  Thank Charmaine M
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