Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is also the capital of Riyadh Province and it was also the part of Najd and Al-Yamama. Riyadh is situated on the large plateau and more than 8 million people. There are 15 municipal districts which are managed by Riyadh Municipality. The Makkah Road also runs east-west across the Riyadh, which works as a bridge for the eastern parts of the city, a well-known Riyadh's main business district as well as diplomatic quarters.
The place possesses a large and fascinating history of the Pre-Islamic era. The economy rotates on the Saudi Rial Currency.
The visitors who are interested in history can enjoy and increase their knowledge in Riyadh. The vernacular architecture of Old Riyadh which includes Masmak fort and number of traditional mud brick houses are a significant example of history. The tourists can see Kingdom Tower, Burj Rafal, Burj Al Faisaliyah, Riyadh TV Tower, and various Museums like King Abdul Aziz Historical Centre.
The National Museum of Saudi Arabia is the accumulation of several collections and pieces that are spread on several institutions and others places in Riyadh. One can enjoy Camel Riding and can take the view of the meteorite fragment which is famous as Camel's Hump.
The Royal Saudi Airforce Museum, which is situated on the East Ring Road of Riyadh which contains varieties of aircraft and aviation-related items which are used by the forces of Saudi Arabia Airforce and Airlines.
Riyadh has the property of several large stadiums such as King Fahd International Stadium which can easily provide seats to 70,000 people. This stadium hosted the FIFA Confederation Cup approximately three times.
The local Transport is served by a modern highway which is major in the role of the system. The buses metro system is an integrated part of the Riyadh. It has three bus line rapid transit networks. The main charter bus company in the Riyadh has its own name of Saudi Public Transport Company, which also offers trips for local as well as for neighboring countries which include Egypt and Arab states of the Persian Gulf.
The charges for the transportation are cheap and best which costs SAR 2 for bus and SAR 2.50 per km.
Riyadh has the King Khalid International Airport which is situated 35 kilometers in the North from the Riyadh center. It is the busiest airport and has the potential of serving 17 million passengers a year. Many International and National flights board there, some are from USA, India. This is one of the most spacious airports in the world. The fares are cheap and best with the cost SAR 1512.
Arabic is the main language in Riyadh but now French and English are now on trend in Riyadh. The food is cheap and best as the people of Riyadh have the interest in Matazeez, Marqouq, Jereesh, Al-Aseedah, lamb, pork, and more. As the tourism is increasing nowadays, so the price is cheap and best. They are also liking fast foods like pizzas, the burger with soft drinks. They prefer rice and pack of chicken breast with a cheap and best price of SAR 19.50 and SAR 7.50.
There are innumerable hotels available for the accommodation for the visitors. Some of them are Hotelier Al-Izdehar, Dr. Ramh Hotel Apartments 1, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre, Plaza Inn Business Hotel, The Ritz Carlton etc. The charges include various facilities like air-conditioning, W-Fi- etc. They are cheap and best in the range of SAR 207.02.
1. What is the airport code of Riyadh?
The airport code of Riyadh King Khaled Intl Arpt is RUH.
2. How far is city center from the airport?
Riyadh Riyadh King Khaled Intl Arpt is 22.7 kilometers away from the city center while the domestic airport is 26 kms north of the city.
3. How many domestic airlines fly to Riyadh daily?
More than 300 domestic flights land at Riyadh King Khaled Intl Arpt every day.
4. What are the most popular places to visit in Riyadh?
Among Riyadh’s most famous attractions are the Gateway of India, ISKCON temple, Marine drive, Sri Siddhivinayak temple, Red carpet wax museum, Haji Ali and popular beaches like Chowpatty Beach, Aksa Beach, etc.
5. Which airlines provide their services from Riyadh?
Kuwait Airways, , are some of the flights from Riyadh.