Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Saudi Arabia  /  Riyadh Province  /  Diryah  /  Ad Diriyah

Ad Diriyah, Diryah

3.5
#2 of 7 in Neighborhoods in Saudi Arabia
Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
Create an itinerary including Ad Diriyah
Step back in time at the World Heritage Site of Ad Diriyah, the former capital of the emirate and home to the first Saud dynasty. The historic town dates back to as early as the 15th century and was expanded in the 18th and 19th centuries, reaching the peak of its glory under the Saudi royal family. Take a guided tour of the restored ruins to learn about the rich culture and history of the city and admire the ancient mud-brick palaces and courtyards. Arrange to visit Ad Diriyah and other attractions in Diryah using our Diryah vacation planner.
Create an itinerary including Ad Diriyah

Ad Diriyah reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
314 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Me and my family were so excited to see the place. But unfortunately the direction given was wrong and we didn't reach the right location.I spoke to my friend about our experience. To my surprise... 
    Me and my family were so excited to see the place. But unfortunately the direction given was wrong and we didn't reach the right location.I spoke to my friend about our experience. To my surprise...  more »
  • Nice and well arranged historical site to visit. The weather and even air quality is much better than the one in Riyadh so that's makes it a good near breakaway from the crowd of the big city. 
    Nice and well arranged historical site to visit. The weather and even air quality is much better than the one in Riyadh so that's makes it a good near breakaway from the crowd of the big city.  more »

Plan your trip to Diryah

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place. Everyone on the same page.