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Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the largest nations in Asia and the Arab world. Divided into four distinct regions, it is a world that is focused on traditions and attitudes that helped to craft a society from the very beginning. Millions visit Saudi Arabia every year as part of their Hajj, but religion and faith are just one reason to explore all that can be found here.

Two of the holiest sites of Islam are located in Saudi Arabia, with Mecca and Medina often rightfully commanding the most attention.

Because of the emphasis on traditions, Saudi Arabia does have certain codes and laws that must be followed during a visit. This includes a ban on alcohol, strict gender separation, and the enforcement of dress codes. Many of the top attractions in Saudi Arabia cannot be visited by anyone who is not a follower of Islam.

Yet even those who are non-Muslim can enjoy the cinemas in Saudi Arabia, which have been allowed since 2005. Sports are widely available, including sailing, windsurfing, and scuba diving. The cuisine of Saudi Arabia has distinct Persian and African influences fused into it.

The focus on Saudi Arabia is often on its political structure or strict religious adherence, but there are also many hidden gems to be found throughout this great nation. From Asir National Park to Al Fanateer Beach, there are family-friendly adventures that await. Bring a pair of comfortable shoes and be prepared to have a wonderful adventure.

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Mecca

A pilgrimage to Mecca, called the Hajj, is one of Islam’s Five Pillars. More than 3 million people make this journey every year. Many make their way to the Sacred Mosque, the holiest site in the holiest city, as part of their journey. Sites that involve Hajj include the Hill of Arafat and Jabal Rahma where the Prophet Muhammad offered his last sermon. There is Mina, which is the symbolic site of the devil being stone. Jabal Al Thur is...
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Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia

Home to over 6 million people, Riyadh serves as the capital and cultural center of Saudi Arabia. It is a city filled with numerous landmarks, stunning architecture, and archeological sites. Originally founded in the 9th century, it wouldn’t be until the 14th century when this capital would begin to gain in importance. One of the most notable sites is the Masmak Fortress. Constructed in the 19th century, this museum is close to Clock Tower Square and displays several costumes, agricultural artifacts,...

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Biggest City Saudi Arabia

Facts about Saudi Arabia, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city Saudi Arabia, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

Saudi Arabia Holidays

Saudi Arabia Public Holidays See the calendars for national Saudi Arabia holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Saudi Arabia holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

DateEnglish
VariableEid ul-Fitr
VariableEid ul-Adha
23 SeptemberSaudi National Day
Saudi Arabia: In Saudi Arabia there are not a lot of holidays, compared with other countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council, but they give a long-term holidays from 10 to 12 days.