Saudi Arabia Travel Guide

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Saudi Arabia Tourism
City of Old Diriyah


City of Old Diriyah or Ad’Diriyah is considered to be one of the most alluring attractions in Saudi Arabia. It is an ancient city of major historical significance. It lies approximately 12 miles away from the north western part of the Saudi Arabian capital city, Riyadh. The ruins of the City of Old Diriyah owes its dignity to the enriched historical past, which also accounts for its immense worldwide popularity.

During 1745, a strong Islamic reform movement took place over here. Besides this, in the past, the old city of Diriyah was also considered to be the largest in Arabian Peninsula. However, in the first part of 19th century Turks destroyed this city and afterwards Riyadh captured it.


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Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents. Italo Calvino

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Saudi Arabia History: First Saudi State - Second Saudi State - 1900s to Present Day
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Saudi Arabia Economy: Saudi Arabia Development - Saudi Arabia Foreign Labour - Saudi Arabia Demographics
Saudi Arabia Culture: Saudi Arabia Music & Dance - Saudi Arabia Dress - Saudi Arabia Food
Saudi Arabia Film & Theater - Saudi Arabia Religion
Saudi Arabia Education - Saudi Arabia Sports - Saudi Arabia Military - Saudi Arabia Foreign Relations

Saudi Arabia Tourism
Saudi Arabia Tourist Attractions: Mecca - Madain Saleh Cemetery - Habalah - Al Musmak Castle - Al Maktaba Park
Madain Saleh - National Museum of Riyadh - Shoaib Batheran - Rawdat Al- Sowt - Riyadh National Zoo
King Abdul Aziz Military Museum - Kingdom Centre - Al Faisaliyah Center - Shoaib Heraimelah
Riyadh Museum of History and Archaeology - Al Murabba's Palace - City of Old Diriyah


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