Saudi Arabia, useful information

It is difficult to visit Saudi Arabia without visiting the following places.

Fakie Aquarium

The only outdoor aquarium in Saudi Arabia, Fakieh Aquarium provides education and entertainment by showcasing the wonders of the underwater world of the Red Sea and other seas and oceans of this planet. At Fakieh Aquarium you will find over 200 species including sharks, groupies, rays, wrasses, seahorses and Malays.
Families can also enjoy wonderful dolphin and sea lion shows every day. You will also have the opportunity to swim with dolphins.

King Fahd Water Cannon

The water cannon, which holds the absolute height record in the world, is located in Jeddah. It can climb up to an average of 240 meters and has already reached 312 meters with a tailwind twice the height of the Jet d’Eau in Geneva, or the size of the Eiffel Tower for comparison.

At his feet, the water rises at a speed of over 375 km/h. The King Fahd water jet consists of three large pumps, each of which is capable of pumping 625 liters of water per second. In 15 seconds, more than 18 tons of water will be ejected. It entered service in 1985 and was designed by the French company SGI Ingénierie.

Al Shallal Theme Park

Al-Shallal Theme Park covers 60,000 square meters in a prime location on Jeddah’s waterfront. About 1 million people visit it every year. In recent years, it has undergone major changes with the aim of becoming the best amusement park in Saudi Arabia.

Al Shallal is the perfect place for a family holiday, whether it’s an exciting ride on the new slingshot or roller coaster, ice skating or boating on the lake. You can also dine at a restaurant dedicated to Chinese and Lebanese cuisine.

Riyadh Zoo

The Riyadh Zoo is located in the Almalaz district of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Originally built in 1987, it has a total area of ​​161,000 m2 and is home to over 190 animal species, including the three main species: mammals, birds and reptiles.

You will have the opportunity to ride the train and visit it. You can also use the following services:

• Restaurant.
• Cafe with outdoor area
• 6 snack stalls
• Open space
• Prayer rooms for men and women
• 10 toilets
• Theatre
• Souvenir shop
• 5D cinema
• Conservation Center
• The main fountain and over 20,000 different trees and flowers.

Atallah Happy Land Park

Atallah Happy Land Park is a fun family-friendly destination in Jeddah. Located near the city center on the Corniche, overlooking the Red Sea, this is one of the best amusement parks in Saudi Arabia. It offers indoor and outdoor attractions for all ages. The outdoor park has many attractions for adults and children.

Fort Masmak

Al-Masmak Fort is considered to this day one of the few original buildings in Riyadh. It represents the stage of unification and creation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the grace of the late founder King Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud.

King Fahd Road

The 25 km King Fahd Road connects the Kingdom of Bahrain and the eastern part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The dam, which crosses the Gulf of Bahrain and flows into the Persian Gulf, starts at Al-Aziziya, south of Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, and extends to Al-Jasla, west of Manama in Bahrain. It consists of two sections: a long bridge from Khobar to Nasan Island in Bahrain and a short road from Nasan to the main island of Bahrain.

Saudi Air Force Aviation Museum Saker-Aljazeera (Riyadh)

This is an aviation museum that chronicles the historical development of the Royal Saudi Air Force from its founding by King Abdulaziz to the present day.

In the first phase, the museum includes a main indoor exhibition hall with real aircraft and several small model aircraft that served the Saudi Air Force, as well as four exhibition booths and a dedicated air force history corner.

Al Tayebat International City

Al Tayebat International City is a hidden gem of Jeddah city. This is a huge museum that presents the history of this place. It is also the perfect combination of art and culture. It has an excellent collection of international Islamic artefacts.

From antique coins to modern furniture, there is a lot to see here. Even the building itself is a fine example of the traditional architectural style that once dominated the area. The restaurant part of the building serves delicious local cuisine.

Al Wahba Crater

Al Wahba Crater, 4 km wide and 250 m deep, is one of the most unusual natural treasures in Saudi Arabia. This is a vast depression with an opaque lake in the center.

The crater was excavated on the western edge of the Khafer-Kishb basalt plateau. It is also about 250 km, two hours north of Taif and four hours from Jeddah. The lunar landscape offers a completely different perception of the world to those who climb it, admiring the magnificent view of the desert from the rim of the crater.

Oasis of Al-Khasa

Al-Hasa is an oasis lying at a depth of about 60 km in the lands of the Persian Gulf. In general, oases are considered by UNESCO and Med-O-Med as a model of human genius in action.

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