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Went to the festival with some friends. Had a great time the people were super welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
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traditional culture and future

Janadriyah festival is an annual festival located in Riyadh city. you can see all Saudi Arabia... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Al Mubarraz, Saudi Arabia
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The most famous cultural event in Saudi Arabia which embraces almost every aspect of Saudi culture. Just for two weeks, the festival gives over a million Saudis a glimpse into the past. You may find all kinds of artisans and their crafts there...more
The Janadriyah Village, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Went to the festival with some friends. Had a great time the people were super welcoming and excited to tell us about their towns and regions.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Janadriyah festival is an annual festival located in Riyadh city. you can see all Saudi Arabia regional old places and homes. moreover, you can try the traditional food and see the traditional dances across Saudi Arabia. all government and private companies are also participating in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alzahrani_tg
Reviewed 7 January 2019

there is a lot of things to see at Janadriyah Festival, we arrived at about 1 pm on a Friday and left again just as the crowds starting to pour in thru the gates. ther food stalls were a amazing, plenty of trinkets to buy,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This is a wonderful event that showcases the different regions of the kingdom by highlighting the local food, architecture, culture, history, dance and even handicrafts. For non-Saudis like myself, it’s a wonderful way to see Saudis enjoying their culture as well. In strongly recommend a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 436elisabethe
Reviewed 9 April 2018

During a busines trip to KSA my co-workers and I went to the Janadriyah Festival based on recomemdations of some Saudi nationals. It was ok, many people were having a good time. It is just not geared for international tourest. As an American, it reminded...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a great way to experience the different traditions in different areas of Saudi. Also learn about the past and the plans for the future.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Martin O
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Great place to see and understand Saudi's past and plans for the future. Place is surrounded by camps where life goes-on as it was long time in past, endless camps with camels and festivals. Great to see and enjoy Saudi the way it is and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Pepi_Guido
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

During my trip to riyadh, I was invited to visit janadriyah festival. This is a great place and you get the sense of the different regions of Saudi Arabia. Each regions have their own architecture and food. This is a tour of Saudi in 5...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 26 February 2018

A wonderful way to see the history of the various provinces of KSA. It is really a city and would take days to see all the exhibits. In one day you can try to capture some of the highlights. Everyone is eager to show you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mikegol
Reviewed 22 February 2018

First time visitor to KSA and was keen to embrace some of the cultures. This is a huge annual festival, with many stalls and exhibitions of different lifestyles in KSA. Everyone was friendly and keen to speak to us and practice their English. Lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tom A
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Response from mikegol | Reviewed this property |
So its held once a year and usually in the “winter” so weather is nice. Started by the late King Abudullah and Abdul Aziz Al Tuwaijri. Well worth visiting if you are there. They showcase Saudi history along with another... More