Most famous attractions in Saudi Arabia

Most famous attractions in Saudi Arabia

Table of contents

  1. Religious tourism in Saudi Arabia   
  2. Boulevard City and Boulevard World
  3. AlUla region
  4. Jeddah Corniche
  5. Iceland Theme Park
  6. The floating mosque
  7. Kingdom Tower
  8. National Museum of Saudi Arabia
  9.  Zoo
  10. Wadi Hanifa
  11. Namar Valley Dam Park
  12. Dammam Seafront
  13. Marjan Island       
  14. Dolphin Village

This article includes the most famous attractions in Saudi Arabia, as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the most important and famous Arab countries in terms of religious tourism, which annually attracts millions of visitors, in addition to its landmarks, which are also a source of tourist attraction, especially in recent years.

Religious tourism in Saudi Arabia   

By performing the obligatory Umrah or Hajj, you will visit Makkah Al-Mukarramah and Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, to know the most important places that the Prophet Muhammad passed through, may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him, in Makkah Al-Mukarramah, you can visit the Holy Kaaba, Mount Arafat, the Jamaraat Bridge, Jabal Al-Nour, Al-Khayf Mosque, and the Cave of Thawr, while in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, you can visit the Prophet’s Mosque, the Quba Mosque, the Two Qibla Mosques, Mount Uhud, and other distinguished and famous places.

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Boulevard City and Boulevard World

You can enjoy a different experience by wandering around Boulevard City and shopping from the most famous international stores, then you will be transported by cable car to Boulevard World, which is a model of the world’s countries, but in a smaller form, displaying the most famous places in each country, including Japan, Morocco, China, France, Mexico, India, America, Spain, Italy and Greece, it also includes the largest artificial lake in which there are boats to facilitate your transportation between different cities, in addition to the Sapphire theater, and Anime Town, imagine seeing different countries and learning about their cultures and most important landmarks in just one place while walking.

AlUla region

It is a mixture of an oasis, a desert, mountains, greenery and water, and includes many places that you can visit, including Mada’in Salih and Gharamil Al-Ula, which are rock formations in different shapes, the most famous of which is the Elephant Mountain rock, and the Al-Maraya building, which is a complete building in the form of large mirrors, it also includes various international stores, with a decor suitable for the desert, and Jabal Al-Ahmar, which is the latest discovery made by archaeologists in this place.

Jeddah Corniche

The Jeddah Corniche is one of the most important attractions in Saudi Arabia, as you can enjoy watching the sea and the picturesque nature, while drinking your favorite drink or having a meal. You can also watch King Fahd’s Fountain and enjoy the shows that are presented, which are the tallest of their kind, with a height of up to 320 meters, and you can take unique photos, practice fishing, meditation and cycling, it also includes a children’s playground, which makes it a source of attraction for families and tourists.

Iceland Theme Park

You should visit the Iceland Theme Park to enjoy and spend a special time playing, entertainment and shopping, as there are various games suitable for children and adults, including ice skating, billiards, bowling and video games, in addition to international stores for shopping and dining, which makes it suitable for going out with the family.

The floating mosque

Al-Rahma Mosque, it was called the Floating Mosque because it was built above the water, which made it an important attraction, where tourists come to visit, pray, and take memorial photos, the mosque was built on the latest style and distinctive shape on a large area of about 2400 square meters, which accommodate a large number of worshipers, it was decorated with inscriptions of Quranic verses on its walls, and therefore it is one of the most important mosques that tourists visit from everywhere.

Kingdom Tower

You should visit the Kingdom Tower, when coming to Riyadh, it is one of the most important tourist places in Saudi Arabia, as tourists visit it to see the splendor of the building and the towering height that reaches 300 meters. It is also characterized by a charming building and a suspension bridge that connects the two ends of the tower, it includes international stores for shopping and dinning, you can have your favorite drink and a special meal while enjoying a wonderful panoramic view of Riyadh from the top.

National Museum of Saudi Arabia

One of the most important landmarks in Riyadh is the National Museum, through which you can learn about the most prominent historical events, as it includes artifacts amounting to about 3,500 artifacts, and various halls, it is located in the King Abdulaziz Center.


The zoo is located in the middle of the city of Riyadh on Al-Ahsa Road, it is suitable for family, and it has all the services that visitors may need, as it includes gifts and games shops, and restaurants.

Wadi Hanifa

Wadi Hanifa is located in the Al-Arid region in Riyadh, it covers an area of 120 square kilometers, where you can relax and enjoy your time with your friends or family. Many valleys flow into this valley, such as Al Amariyah, Mahdia, Bear, Namar, al Awsat, Laha, Al-Aisn, Al-Batha, Sfar, Laban, and Al-Abtah, it includes more than one park such as Al-Alb Dam, Wadi Hanifa Dam, Biotreatment area, Dam stone, Buhayrat Almasanie, and Al-Jaza’a Lake.

Namar Valley Dam Park

The Namar Valley Dam Park is located south of Riyadh, it contains one of the largest artificial lakes, which covers an area of ​​about 200 thousand square meters and a depth of 20 meters, surrounded by palm trees, and there is also a good place for walking, many families visit it to have fun at the weekend.

Dammam Seafront

The Dammam Seafront overlooks the Dammam Corniche, it covers a large area, and is one of the most important places for going out with family, watching the scenic views, shopping and dinning in the surrounding shops, restaurants and cafes, and practicing various sports such as beach ball, fishing, and watching different marine animals.

Marjan Island       

Marjan Island is located in Dammam, and has many gardens and wide green spaces, it also includes places for swimming, walking, playing sports, fishing and picnicking.

Dolphin Village

The Dolphin Village is located in Dammam, and since dolphins are among the most important animals that children love to see, families prefer to visit the Dolphin City and enjoy playing with them and watching the shows that are presented, it also includes different types of fish and scenic views that attract tourists.

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