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Peaceful amd traditional

I love going here to escape thr business and noisy of the city. The area is open 24 hrs but coffee... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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King Dome Hestorical Place

it very historical place where old Riyadh was and after reconstructing it's becomes one of the... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
gh z
riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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These ruins of the first capital of Saudi Arabia consist of walls, houses and palaces, some of which have been restored
Thumeiry Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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All reviews old city undergoing restoration historical place great place for family cafes and restaurants wadi hanifa must visit place coffee shop riyadh city saudi picnic history weekends capital restore visitors arabia
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Reviewed 30 December 2018

Worked in Riyadh for five years but wasnt aware of this fantastic site. Easily the equal of anything in Bahrain, Qatar or UAE.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This is a great place to visit, with the historical buildings and also the restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops. If you like cycling this is an ideal location as long as you go early morning before the place starts to fill up. There is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 999PeterK
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I visited the old Diriya area yesterday and was a bit disappointed..... the majority of the area is under modification and being upgrade so to actually walk amongst the old building, this was not possible. I was told the old area will be open in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Troy A
Reviewed 21 October 2018

if you want to get a real feel of how people lived in old Riyadh you may visit this place. Far from the hustle and bustle of Riyadh city, this place is full of revellars in evening and on weekends, There are couple of coffee...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TanweerH16
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I visited on a Friday morning morning. Due to it being the prayer day in the middle-east, most shops and cafe's were closed and there were very few people. You can stroll around the park area which is really nice. The old area across from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank sxp3955
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Its good place for weekends with family specially kids enjoy a lot. Best weather is during Mid October till March when evening temperature is under control. From April to September Avoid in after noon best suited early morning only.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pankaj B
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I love going here to escape thr business and noisy of the city. The area is open 24 hrs but coffee shops from about 10am for 1 or 2 later for the rest. It is open until late evenings. Mornings are very quiet, evenings very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank asalexander2018
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Learn something about the old Riyadh.. Visiting with feiends or with families will be something to remember

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bien L
Reviewed 24 June 2018

it very historical place where old Riyadh was and after reconstructing it's becomes one of the greatest places in Riyadh including AlBUJIRI area containing shops and restaurants which designed to match the old buildings

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gh z
Reviewed 21 June 2018

A nice place to spend a couple of hours with the family visiting the old Riyadh area , a small park where you can have a picnic and restaurants. Good for time pass

Date of experience: March 2018
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5 January 2018|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’t when i went in Sept 17. Restaurants were open. Still nice to have a walk around but sadly disappointed that the old buildings are not yet finished being renovated and the public can’t access them
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29 October 2017|
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Response from ajith_cochin | Reviewed this property |
Renovation work is still on, however the park is open for visitors, a few restricted areas, though