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In general, Riyadh is hot and dry with hot winds fanning the temperature upto 45°C. In winters it can surprisingly be chill, mainly during night times when the mercury drops below freezing.

The finest months to visit Riyadh are between October and May when the days are pleasantly tolerable and nights are cool.

Born out of the barren desert, Riyadh is one of the most splendid and affluent cities in the preset world, sprawling across about 600 square miles of the golden desert in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula with towering skyscrapers embracing the sun.

Once an oasis, famous for its date orchards, the futuristic buildings, glitzy shopping malls, sweeping highways nestle beside ancient mosques, striking remnants from the times that have gone by, shady trees and date palms line up the venue along with camels swaying between the luxury vehicles. Served by the King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh is expediently accessible through scheduled flights from most parts of UK.

With reputed airlines from the UK airport, arrive at the King Khalid International Airport (RUH) availing special offers and budgeted air tickets that save money for your trip. Search for cut-price travel deals, discounted hotel deals and affordable car hire for your trip to Riyadh. Find and book your kind of airline deals and special travel offers with our suitable and friendly website to reserve your trip to Riyadh with us.

The enigmatic and fabulous city of Riyadh is a true oasis in the Saudi Arabian desert brimming with cultural values, history, beautiful architecture and an interesting feel of opulence that captivate anyone coming into the city.

This desert paradise has retained its ancient heritage, business and sight-seeing opportunities tempting travellers with places of interest with its ancient civilizations, ruins and the Arabian Kingdom.

Visitors flying in should be notified to obey the strict Islamic moral and cultural code while exploring the city. Women have restricted access to certain attractions and sites. Places such as the Kingdom Centre, Riyadh Museum of History and Archaeology, Al Musmak Castle, Al Murabba’a Palace and the City of old Diriyah reveal the attractions of the ancient times.

The Saudi Arabian people have consumed same food for many years. Some of the common food items in Saudi cuisine include wheat, chicken, lamb, yogurt and dates. A dish called Falafel and Shawarma are very common. Yogurt is normally made into a drink called Laban.

Fast food, pizzas, burgers and restaurant chains are popular in Saudi Arabia. For those that prefer a cozy, plateful meal, can visit Burger King, Hardee's, KFC, Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza and Papa John.

One of the most famous local fast food chains is Al-Baik, with branches throughout the western province of the country. Saudi Arabia is a major investment to world-renowned food chains which established several branches all over the Kingdom. This comprises of Lenôtre, L'Entrecôte, Jollibee, Ashton Kutcher's Ketchup, The Melting Pot, The Noodle House, Ladurée and others.


Riyadh is a large and blooming city that caters the needs of many visitors. Those who are new to the area, finding out where to purchase or do all kinds of shopping can be bewildering and confusing.

Major supermarkets include places such as Safeway Tamimi, Carrefour and local chain stores like Panda and Othaim. Few of the major shopping malls can be found on the intersection of King Abdullah and King Abdulaziz.

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