Diriyah is the birthplace of the Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage. It features Saudi Arabia’s 300+ years of culture and heritage. Diriyah is full of history, hidden gems, and is home to At-Turaif, the first capital of Saudis.

Diriyah does not experience any rainfall. The temperature remains extremely high during the summers. Hence, the best time to visit Diriyah is from September to March, as the city witnesses cool and pleasant weather.

Places to visit in Diriyah

Wadi Hanifa
It is a beautiful valley running through the three towns of Irqah, Uyaynah and Diriyah. The valley offers mesmerizing view of these towns from the top.
It is a historical region that lies northwest of Riyadh. With over 300 years of history, Al Turaif is the base of the first Saudi dynasty. It symbolizes the country’s rich culture and heritage.
Diriyah Museum
It lies inside the Salwa Palace, exhibiting the history of the first Saudi state. It displays informative materials through models, heritage pieces, and illustrations.