Tahlia Street (Restaurants, Cafés and Fashio Shops
Dir'aiyah. The ruins of the first Saudi Clan
Visit the sprawling National Museum, 15 minutes from the hotel. Admire captivating exhibits in the eight themed halls following Saudi Arabia's cultural history from Man and Universe through Prophet Mohammad's Mission to the Unification of the Kingdom.
Get a bird's eye view of Riyadh from the 99th floor of futuristic Kingdom Tower. Those with a head for heights can walk across the sky bridge, a public observation deck 300 metres above the city. It's a 5-minutes drive from Holiday Inn Riyadh-Al Qasr.
Shopping till you drop in the Olaya district's many malls. Grab your credit card and head for Kingdom Tower and the Al Faisaliyah Centre for international fashion and electronics brands.
Many of the Saudi Arabian capital's attractions, such as the National Museum and Riyadh Zoo, have separate visiting times for men, women and families. Be sure to ask our helpful staff what time of day you should visit before you set off.