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The Arabian Garden City
Located at the heart of Saudi Arabia, the city of Riyadh is where traditions come to life. A shining beacon of Emirati hospitality and Arabian culture, it is frequented by businessmen and travelers alike.
A culturally rich city, Riyadh is home to both natural attractions as well as modern skyscrapers. A great place to learn about the ancient Saudi Arabian Kingdom, Riyadh has enough in store for families as well as solo travelers.
Must-visit attractions include Masmak Fortress, Al Faisaliah Tower, Antiquities Museum, Sky Bridge, Clock Tower, and Owais Souq.
For Indian tourists
This city can incite a culture shock due to its strict laws regarding clothing, crimes, and censorship. However, if you respect their traditions and laws, you should be fine. Avoid avidly discussing your religious beliefs if you are non-Muslim and read up on their laws to avoid being penalized, jailed, or deported.
Contact your local Embassy in India to avail of a tourist Visa in advance to ensure your trip here goes safely.
For those looking for pocket-friendly options, areas like the Saudi Railway Organization are known to house good budget hotels in Riyadh.
Most countries in the Gulf allow you to partake in their unique shopping culture, souqs. If you intend on carrying back more luggage than you came with, trips to Sou Al Thumairi, Lamsa, Sou Diriyah, and Gold Souq could prove worthwhile. Additionally, opting to stay at a Riyadh hotel located near these local bazaars would help cut down on your travel time.
In terms of mid-range options, the stretch between King Khalid Grand Mosque and Al Murabba offers several affordable yet comfortable properties.
If you are here on business or intend on immersing yourself in Arabian luxury, opt for any of the best hotels in Riyadh that are located along the Makkah al Mukarramah Road and near the Ministry of Interior.
Things to remember
- With extremely hot and dry summers and brutal winters the pleasant period from October to March is considered to be ideal for touring this desert city
- Riyadh is an extremely religious city and follows Sharia Law; men and women should be conservatively dressed
- Avoid looking, talking, or indulging in physical contact with members of the opposite sex in public unless they are your spouse or blood relative
- During the holy month of Ramadan, abstain from eating, drinking, or smoking in public places
An insight into the inner workings of the Kingdom, the city is best enjoyed once your planning and bookings are taken care of. Download the Cleartrip app to ensure you avail of the best deals, offers, and discounts on your Riyadh hotel bookings.
*All prices displayed here are indicative, prices will vary based on your dates of travel.