Best Things To Do in Taif, Saudi Arabia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Taif.

Taif may not be as popular as other cities in Saudi Arabia, but don’t let that fool you. Taif is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Taif.

If you have plans to visit Saudi Arabia and are not sure if Taif should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Taif and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Taif

Here is the list of things to do in Taif and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Shubra Palace

    4 (16 Votes)
    Shubra Palace


    Address: Shubra Street, Shubra، Shubra, At Taif 26522, Saudi Arabia

    The Shubra Palace is an exquisite facade located in Taif. The Palace is built in a unique blend of Roman and Arabic Architecture. The latticework windows and balconies add to the beauty of the Shubra Palace even more.
  2. Masjid Al Madhoon Mosque

    4.7 (123 Votes)
    Masjid Al Madhoon Mosque

    Mosque, Religious Site

    Address: Umm Alarad, Taif 26511, Saudi Arabia

    This is one of the ancient mosques situated very near to Masjid Kou’. This mosque is also popularly known as Al Qantara Masjid and is famous for the Athan tower that appears like a cylinder and ends with a spherical peak. This Masjid most probably dates back to the end of the Ottoman era. The Masjid itself remains locked and isn’t o...Read more
  3. Saiysad National Park

    3.2 (129 Votes)
    Saiysad National Park

    National Park

    Address: Taif, Saudi Arabia

    The Saiysad National Park is surrounded by a lot of gates, but you can get in through just one gate. The park is the perfect place to go for group outings in Taif. It is also a family friendly place. The park features many slides and other recreational activities for kids. The Saiysad National Park is located on the Airport Road of Taif.
  4. Masjid Al Kou Mosque

    4.5 (118 Votes)
    Masjid Al Kou Mosque

    Mosque, Religious Site

    Address: Al Mathnah, Taif 26511, Saudi Arabia

    This is perhaps one of the most peaceful places that you can ever visit. Most of the local visitors aren’t aware of the history of this place and hence it is quite an off-beaten path. With this mosque, is associated the tale of the lady who used to throw trash on Prophet Muhammad Saw. Other say that this is the place where Prophet Muhammad...Read more
  5. Al Wahbah Crater

    Address: 27711, Saudi Arabia

    The Al Wahbah Crater is a volcanic crater located 250 kilometers away from Taif. The bottom of the crater has sodium phosphate crystals and was formed by a meteorite. It takes about 45-60 minutes to reach the bottom of the crater. It is a very quaint place and due to the difficulty that occurs while climbing up from the bottom of the crater, ver...Read more
  6. Al Faisaliah Garden

    4.1 (1 Vote)
    Al Faisaliah Garden Image

    Address: الحوية، near 7473, 26571 3670، Taif 26571, Saudi Arabia

    The Al Faisaliah Garden has a lot of fountains, slides, swings, and places to relax. The garden is very well-maintained. The park is famous for barbeques. The fountain in the garden is a dancing fountain. The Al Faisaliah garden is a very quiet and comfortable place. It is the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
  7. Green Mountain Park

    3.9 (1 Vote)
    Green Mountain Park

    Address: Alhada Rd, Taif 26715, Saudi Arabia

    The Green Mountain Park is a theme park located on the Alhada Road of Taif. The park has many amusement rides and many events are held in the park. Amidst the deserts of Taif, the greenery of the park is very soothing. The Green Mountain Park is a popular tourist attraction among families and kids.
  8. Al Rudaf Park

    4.4 (1 Vote)
    Al Rudaf Park

    Address: Abu Talib, As Sadad, At Taif 26514, Saudi Arabia

    The Al Rudaf Park has the following amenities for entertainment: Music fountains Small rock mountains Playgrounds for children Kids Rides The musical fountain in the park also has fire shows. The Al Rudaf Park is one of the best recreational parks to visit in Taif.
  9. Shafa Mountains

    Address: Saudi Arabia 26765

    The Shafa Mountains has many vistas and mountainous attractions in the surrounding. A cable car journey to the top of the Shafa Mountain is one of the most popular points of interest in Taif. The journey starts from the Al-Kurr Village and takes the visitors to the top of the mountain. The nearby public parks named Al- Hada and Al-Shifa are wort...Read more