Al Diriyah season is just around the corner with so many sports and entertainment events coming your way in its second edition, but those exciting and thrilling events aren’t the only thing about Diriyah that should excite you.
Visitors of Al Diriyah can enjoy several of its historical destinations that will add so much to your experience, these destinations include At-Turaif and Al Bujairi and here’s why they should be on your list if you’re planning to take part in this Diriyah Season.
Located minutes from the capital Riyadh, Diriyah is where all the magic is expected to happen and it’s also known as The Land of Kings and Heroes. The historical area is where the mega sports events will be taking place from Boxing Championship, to Formula E-racing, Tennis Cup and Equestrian Festival.
For more details on the events happening this Diriyah season, click here.
At-Turaif is the actual original seat of power for Saudi Arabia’s Al Saud family, and is the historic center of Ad Diriyah. The UNESCO World Heritage site stands as a symbol for the rich history of Saudi Arabia, and under the guidelines of UNESCO, authorities have given it great attention and priority in preserving and restoring its citadel.
Visitors of At-Turaif will get to follow in the steps of kings and heroes who walked in the citadel, and indulge on the great history and culture of the Kingdom.
Overlooking the eastern edge of Wadi Hanifah, just opposite to Al-Turaif neighborhood, Al-Bujairi Quarter is the ultimate gateway into the historical area of Al-Diriyah. The area serves as a cultural hub of the Kingdom ever since the establishment of the first Saudi state and today, it makes the ideal getaway from the hassle of the city as a place that offers authentic Saudi cuisine and hospitality with breathtaking scenery surrounding you.
Your Guide To the Coolest Hangout Places
Looking to make the best out of your time doing something different? Want to blow off some steam? If yes, then what you need to do is visit the following places!
1- JumpUp Park
Bring your inner child out at JumpUp park with friends or family! It’s the perfect place to blow off some steam and get your energy out on something fun.
2- Smash KSA
If you’re into games and a true player who a thing for arcades, then Smash is the place for you. It has games suitable for all ages, equipped with the latest games including simulation and attraction games.
3- Seven Experience
If you’re a driver looking for a one of a kind experience, then this is the trip for you! Seven south run is a unique trip for the owners of speed luxury cars, where you can drive and experience your own car with a convoy full of a speed cars to make the south run journey and have a great adventure on the roads of Al-Taif and Abha for 4 amazing days with a cool summer atmosphere and a great journey of endless driving and fun.
For more details, click here.
4- Museum of Happiness
For tickets and more details, click here.
5 Beautiful Cafes For the Perfect Date on Mother’s Day
The greatest gift of all is spending quality time with the one person you cherish the most, so free yourself this mother’s day and spend it with your precious mom at one of the following Instagrammable cafes.
The following are perfect for a morning date or late dinner.
1. Layla’s Gourmet In Jeddah
The cafe is known for their fresh and delicious bakeries and really good coffee, makes the place ideal for a morning date and its ambiance is certainly one you will enjoy.
2. Vogue Cafe in Riyadh
We’re absolutely in love with this cafe that brings fashion together with gourmet! Located in Riyadh Park Mall, the place is great for those who value vintage Vogue covers. It’s not just about their great food, it’s about indulging the 600M of fashion, decor and luxury.
3. XOXO cafe_roastery
If your mother is a coffee addict then this the place to taker her out to, that will satisfy her picky taste in coffee with their elaborate specialty menu and minimalist feel.
4. Brew 92
The place is specialty Café and Roastry, besides their amazing coffee. You should try having a breakfast there as they serve the tastiest desserts and meals.
5. Maison de Zaid in Jeddah
Great vibes? Check! Great food? Check. Great service? Check. Another great place that boast elegant interiors, they are known for their delicious stacks of pancakes, not perfect for your diet!
Our Top Pick of Saudi’s Most Instagrammable Cafes
Saudi Arabia has more to it than just the events and concerts, not that they’re not epic but there are other things that are there all year long, it has cafes and restaurants that you should stop by while exploring the beautiful country because not only do they serve the best coffee but are also Intagram-worthy!
We have listed the region’s best cafes, the most authentic ones and with the most Instagrammable interior! These are the places you can never go wrong when choosing the perfect ambiance and the best service.
XOXO Cafe Roastery
The cafe is located in Medinah and has a plant-based decor and made mostly of wood, which gives the sensation of nature vibes. As for their coffee, they use specific coffee beans and brews, giving it a unique taste.
The cafe is ideal for study groups or as a work place.
The Art Cafe
Located in Dammam, the cafe mixes between two of our favorite things, coffee and art! The interior of the cafe consists of artistic elements and they have several art pieces hanged by local and international artists. So that you can actually your morning coffee artistically and with a view.
Even their desserts look artistic!
Ca/le/ndar -since this-
‘Ca/le/ndar-since this-‘ cafe is located in Riyadh with a stunning Victorian and floral interior, they also make specialty lattes. The look and feel of the cafe along with their warm drinks, make a perfect morning!
Get a sense of the beautiful Capri country without having to travel! Another Riyadh worthy Instagrammable cafe with a minimalistic theme and stunning blue interior and grey marble. The cafe is also mostly known for the large cherry blossom tree places in the middle of the cafe.
Cup & Couch
This cafe is a cozy local coffee roastary in Jeddah. It’s family-owned which makes the cafe feel and look more homey. The owners are also the ones who brew the coffee themselves and work in the cafe! I mean talk about authenticity!