1. Kaaba - The most sacred place on earth for a Muslim is the Kaaba. In concur with the command set in the Quran, cherish the zeal of visiting it on pilgrimage located near the center of the Great Mosque of Mecca.
Burying their dead facing meridians , muslims orient their five daily prayers to this shrine. Covered under the kiswah are three pillars supporting this 50 feet high shrine oriented in gray stone with a number of silver and gold lamps.
Location - Al Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Price - 150 Saudi Riyal/person
2. Al Masjid an Nabawi - AI Masjid an Nawai being the second largest mosque is the second holiest place built by Islamic prophet Muhammad for islams. Established in 623CE later was named as The Green Dome, the tomb of Prophet Muhammad was placed in AI Masjid after his death.
Pilgrims all over the world offer their prayers in ar-Rawdah an-Nabawiyah which is the heart of the masjid. Prayers uttered in al-rawdah are always heard. A walk in the mosque fills your soul with positivity and happiness. The serene views of the architectural masterpiece brings peace to one’s mind.
Location - Al Haram, Medinah 42311, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia
3. King Fahd's Fountain - Imagine watching a huge fountain sprinkle its water up high in the sky, isn’t it beautiful to just think about it. King Fahd's Fountain, also known as the Jeddah Fountain.
Launched in 1985, donated by King Fahd, it is a huge tourist attraction as it is the largest fountain in the world. Saltwater from the Red sea is used to pump water in this fountain with a maximum speed of 375 kmph and a height of 850 ft.
Location - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
4. Masmak Fortress - Built-in 1865, Masmak fort is made of mud brick and clay. This fort has played a vital role as the battle of Riyadh, one of the major conflicts for the unification of Saudi Arabia, took place here. This fort is a landmark of Saudi heritage. That starts off with the main gate which is located in western wall , that consists of a door also known as al-Khokha that is designed in a way that people can enter and exit without opening the door.
Thereafter the Majis which is a rectangular room which has mihrabs around the wall for ventilation. Then ending with the courtyard that has three residential units, the first served as the residence of the ruler, the second used as a bayt al-mal, and the third was allocated for the accommodation of guests.
Location - Qasr al-Masmak, Al Imam Turki Ibn Abdullah Ibn Muhammad, Dirah, Riyadh 12652, Saudi Arabia
Timing - 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
5. Jabal Al Nour - Experience unrealistic and unimaginable views from the top of the world from the summit of Jabal Al Nour also known as the Mountain of Light. Jabal AL Nour is famous for the Hira cave. For many kilometers around, this rocky peak is visible.
Along with the soaring views of Makkah and the holy mosque from this peak, Jabal AL Nour maintains its significance for pilgrims. Hira cave is a short drive to the northwest of the old city and it is mostly advised to attempt the summit at dawn because of the intense heat.
Location - Parent range- Hijaz mountains, Makkah Province, Hejaz, Saudi Arabia
6. King Abdullah Park - King Abdullah Malaz Park, located in AI Malaz in the south of the city center spread across 318,000m² is the largest park in Riyadh. The park is famous for its dancing water fountain and vibrant gardens.
The park consists of various interior walkways. It’s also a runner’s dream with wide stone and brick paths with a well-lit space and the dazzling sprinkle of water in the fountains. The wide pathway wraps around the breathtaking landscaped hills and greenery and benches to relax and enjoy the natural beauty. Additional facilities include an events center, VIP building and the park.
Location - Al Ameen Abdullah Al Ali Al Naeem St, Al Malaz, Riyadh 12836, Saudi Arabia
Timing - 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. ( Summer ), 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. ( Winter)
Price - 10 SR/- (Adult), 5 SR/- (kids above the age of 10 years), Free for differently-abled
7. Heet Cave - Located between the Riyadh and Al-harj region, Heet Cave is the largest underground water tank located at a depth of 390 meters below the surface of earth. Being one of the most important tourist attractions in the kingdom, this place is a destination for numerous tourists, adventurers, and backpackers.
The cave is full of pure natural water and is one of the most important diving sites in the caves. The main importance of the site is the task of cleaning the "Eye Heat" site as it is a tourist landmark and park for residents.
Location - 30 kilometers southeast of Riyadh city, near Alkharj, Saudi Arabia at the face of Mount Al Jubayl.
8. Edge of the world Riyadh - Get yourself off the grid, away from your everyday life, snug and cocooned in our home. Do you want to live at the edge of the world? Experience chills and tranquility at the same time. Unrealistic and serene uninterrupted view beyond the horizon.
Visit the Edge of the World at Riyadh, get ready to shoot up your expectations and quench the thirst of your wild pure soul with the breath-taking views. These are Saudis, one of the most famous tourist destinations.
Location - Dammam Branch Rd, CROSS, SAHABA ROAD, Riyadh 13246, Saudi Arabia
9. Great Mosque of Mecca - Masjid al-Haram - The Masjid Al-Haram, also known as the Great Mosque, is the largest mosque in the world and Saudi Arabia’s most important religious sites.
Take a spiritual walk in the mosque and feel the serenity of the surroundings with your soul. This place brings peace to one’s mind. It is one of the most beautiful Mosques in the world. It is indeed a peaceful sight in the Saudi Arabia Tour Package.
Location - Macca, Saudi Arabia
10. Al-Balad - Being the second largest city of Saudi Arabia, Al-balad is the historical area of Jeddah. The word translates the meaning of “The Town”. Founded in the 7th century, Al-Balad was nominated for UNESCO’s World Heritage list in 2009 and was officially recognized in 2014.
Al-Balad defensive walls were torn down in the mid-1940’s. Later in 1980 Jeddah Is moved away from Al-Balad that is when Jeddah began to become wealthier because of the oil boom. That was the time when poor immigrants moved into this place replacing the Saudi population. Later in 1991 Jeddah Historical Preservation Society was established to preserve the historical architecture and culture of Al-Balad.
Location - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Timing - At sunset, after evening prayer
11. King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture - The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture is the right step towards growth in the leisure tourism sector with entertainment facilities.
It is an impressive place to visit with most of the section being free to access but some require a ticket. They provide enjoyable interactive exhibits, photo galleries, libraries, museums, shops, and many more. It combines the best of Arabic and western world.
Location - 8386 Ring Road, Gharb Al Dhahran, Dhahran 34461, Saudi Arabia
Timing - 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
4 p.m. to 10 p.m. ( Friday )
Closed on Sundays
12. Fakieh Aquarium - Experience marine life and the aquatic domain up close. If you ever visit Saudi Arabia you can not miss this one at all. It is a huge aquarium with almost every variety of aquatic animals that you can think of.
Enjoy a spectacular dolphin and sea-lions show and many more. It’s the best place for kids to enjoy and they will make memories that’ll never fade. It is highly recommended from our side to visit it once.
Location - Next to Al Kurnyash Road, Al Nawras, Jeddah 23413, Saudi Arabia
Timing - 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Price - 55 SR/-