About Riyadh


Let's have a look around into background of Riyadh
  • Country: Saudi Arabia
  • Province: Riyadh
  • Latitude: 24.6408333
  • Longitude: 46.7727778
  • Time zone:   Asia/Riyadh
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +3 hours

Weather in Riyadh

  • Climate:  hot desert climate
  • Best Time to Visit: October to May

Location

Riyadh is the capital and most populous city of Saudi Arabia. It is also the capital of The Province of Riyadh.

Distance from Riyadh center to Airport

King Khalid International Airport is located 35 km north of Riyadh

  • Driving Distance: 27 miles / 43 km
  • Driving Time: 33 Minute
  • Languages: Arabic.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: King Khalid International Airport is located 35 km north of Riyadh
  • Rail: Riyadh railway station.
  • Road: Bus – Saudi Public Transport Company   Taxi – Easy Taxi Riyadh

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

10 – 15 %.

  • For Hotels:

It is common that you tip $1 and $2 for the porter, and to leave $2 per day, for the housekeeper

  • Taxi Driver:

10%.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Al-Kharj,
  • Dhahran,
  • Safwah

Emergency Contact Numbers in Riyadh city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: +966 11 476 337 (Al Malaz Police Station)
  • Railroad: N.A. (Riyadh railway station)
  • Cab: +966 11 284 8001 (Easy Taxi Riyadh)
  • Airport: +966 9200 02016 (King Khalid International Airport)
  • Hospital: +966 11 268 5555(Saudi German Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Riyadh Motor Show 
  • International Coffee & Chocolate Exhibition
  • Jewellery Salon

Tourist Attractions

  • The Royal Saudi Air Force Museum or Saqr Al-Jazira
  • The Murabba Palace
  • The Masmak

Visit Top Restaurants in Riyadh

  • Al Orjouan
  • Spazio Restaurant
  • Assaraya Turkish Restaurant

Top Shopping Centers in Riyadh

  • Riyadh Gallery Mall
  • Sahara Plaza
  • Khurais Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of Saudi Arabia
  • Saqr Aljazeera Aviation Museum
  • Riyadh Museum for History and Archaeology

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Mediterrenian-Al Orjouan
  • Lebanese-Lusin

Sports Club

  • Riyadh Sport Club
  • SEC Sports Club
  • Country Club Fitness - Riyadh

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Rent Per Month

Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant- 18.00 ?

Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course - 100.00 ? ?

McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) - 20.00 ?

Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) - 3.00 ?

Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)- 3.00 ?

 

Transportation

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 10.00 ?

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 45.00 ?

 

Information about Hazleton

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Berwick,
  • Nanticoke,
  • Wilkes-Barre

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
  • Rail:  Norfolk Southern Railway.
  • Road: Bus: Hazleton Public Transit

Airport

The nearest major airport is Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP / KAVP).

  • Driving Distance: 40 miles / 64 km
  • Driving Time: 42 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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