Riyadh, Saudi Arabia’s capital and main financial hub, is on a desert plateau in the country’s centre.
Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia and the largest city on the Arabian Peninsula and joins the tour for the first time in 2022
With a quick and powerful shift to urban sprawl, much of the Riyadh ancient architecture was lost. However, those with a taste for history will be pleased to know a few archaeological sites still prevail. There are four historic palaces, the five old gates from the old wall that once surrounded the city, the Turaif District, and the Masmak Fortress to explore.