Please view the right hand column and see the major attractions and go from there.
A lot depends on your own preferences
1. Can we leave the airport during the layover? Yes if your passport qualifies for Visa on Arrival
2. If so, is it easy to get back in again, time wise etc? Ye...
Such reviews are always suspect.
The same happens on other platforms like Amazon and its always Buyer Beware
We went for a family birthday and had wonderful time. Great tasting food, cooked in traditional Turkish home style.
Our lovely waitress PINAR went out of her ...
yes they are very strict about SIMS - even the non tourist SIMs must be regularly verified and identity checked.
Perfumes in the Mid East are frequently reformulated, and it maybe a case of that.
Perfumes - depends if you want Western branded perfumes, or Arabic perfumes.
Western perfumes you can try places like Paris Gallery, Sephora, Faces - available ...
Agree, the restriction for Non Muslims only comes into effect at the borders of Madinah and Makkah.
As long as you are out of this zone, I dont see any issues.
Everything is finger printed these days in KSA. Getting a new passport wont cut it anymore.
Not aware of this new restriction - was anything announced?