Riyadh Tourism

Riyadh is the plural form of Rawdah, meaning garden or meadow. The name is deduced from the creation of the low site where flood water gathers, and green grasses blanket the soil with the cologne of roses. The capital as well as the biggest city Riyadh, has an approximate population of around 5 million. 

  • Know the pollution level of Riyadh before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 73.12 (High)
    • Water Pollution 49.43 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.69 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 39.44 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 52.81 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 59.34 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 68.18 (High)
  • How safe is Riyadh for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Riyadh.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.56 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.18 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 43.41 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 35.36 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.96 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.04 (Low)
    • Drug offense 32.22 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.12 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.85 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.42 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.99 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Riyadh is 144.79 (High)

    • Safety Index 67.18 (High)
    • Climate Index 44.45 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 71.23 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.45 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.42 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 65.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.15 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.59 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Riyadh

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 18.66 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 55.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.95 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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