Al-Bujairi district

Al-Bujairi district

Riyadh Riyadh

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Of the historical sites and attractions in Saudi Arabia, the Al- Bujairi district is a prominent one. In the capital city of Riyadh, the historical site of cultural heritage is one that tourists never miss. Covering an expanse of over 55,000 sq. m., the district holds a deep history of Riyadh and Saudi Arabia as a whole. Located in Riyadh(northern area), the historical site is around the cape of Wadi Hanifa. The district, which has made it to the UNESCO world heritage site list, is situated across from Al- Turaif. It is also commonly referred to as the beginning of Saudi Arabia. Al- Bujairi district is famous for its spectacular architecture. The general infrastructure of the district gives a sneak peek into the culture of the old residents that inhabited the historical area. It won't be far from the truth that the district has been existing for many millennia as it is located in the first capital of the kingdom- historical Diriyah. About five years ago, the district was renovated and remodeled. However, this does not imply that it has lost its historical essence. Al- Bujairi gives locals and visitors a perfect combination of historical and urban features. The ancient buildings that were once used by the former occupants of the district are still in place. From the historical palace to the old mosque, there are ancient buildings in good condition. Another beautiful thing about the Al- Bujairi district is the array of palm trees. The arrangement of palm trees makes the district look picturesque. Aside from these exquisite palm groves, there are many other amazing views to enjoy. The park, which has all of the biggest attractions, offers entertainment and tourism at its peak. There are tour wagons that can give a complete tour of the area, giving visitors a feel of the history of the historical district. The occasional story night is one of a kind. A knowledgeable storyteller shares historical events and stories with visitors. Often, plays are also presented in the park. There are also different games for kids to play and have fun with. Various activities like pottery, painting, and calligraphy are also put in place for visitors and tourists to learn about. For tourists who would want to buy antiques, traditional attires, or any other souvenirs, there is a market within the park. There are over 280 parking spaces so there is more than enough room for visitors that are coming in vehicles. Visiting the park at night is bliss on another level. Visitors get to enjoy the beautiful sight of Al- Turaif with the colorful lights. Also, the weather will be cooler and the park will be less crowded. The best time to visit Al- Bujairi district is during winter. The sight is more beautiful as the valley around will be flowing with water. Around Al- Bujairi district, there are amazing restaurants like Ohayou Café and the Cipriani Italian and Japanese restaurant to satisfy your cravings as you explore history.