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 70.22 (High)
    • Water Pollution 46.82 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51.36 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 48.25 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 36.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 49.55 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.74 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 67.27 (High)
  • How safe is Riyadh for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Riyadh.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.85 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 24.39 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.99 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.79 (Low)
    • Attacks 25.4 (Low)
    • Drug offense 27.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.03 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.8 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.71 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25.3 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.15 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Riyadh is 146.92 (High)

    • Safety Index 71.58 (High)
    • Climate Index 44.45 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 68.16 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.87 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.75 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 65.35 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.56 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.73 (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 17.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 56.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.96 USD

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

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