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King Abdulaziz Historical Center

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Address: King Saud Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Best place to learn arabian culture

An educational place to visit with friends or collegues at work. Have been in the museum 4 times already but it still amuses me. On the downside, cleanliness of toilets are not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ar s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An educational place to visit with friends or collegues at work. Have been in the museum 4 times already but it still amuses me. On the downside, cleanliness of toilets are not maintained and food choices available in the area are very limited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I remember the first time I visited the center when I was in elementary school. I had the privilege with my classmates to explore the history of Arabian Peninsula and the history of the Kingdom. I will definitely recommend anyone who visits the Capital to check out this beautiful historical center.

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Thank Monzer J
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

King Abdulaziz Historical Centre (KAHC) is a national landmark. It exhibits the Arabian Peninsula history and is considered a reminder of the divine blessing upon the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It has a total area of over 440,000 m2 bordered by Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi bin Turki Street on its west, King Faisal Street on its east, Al-Delam Street on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had an opportunity to have a private small group visit to the Historical Center and the Murabba Palace, where King Abdulaziz was raised in his childhood. It was a very impressive tour and quite interesting. There are some very nice displays in the Historical Center but I especially enjoyed the Palace. It is usually open only in the evenings... More 

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Thank Jbahama
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I really like how they have built this historical centre with buildings built on the old style, gardens, fountains and s couple of very good museums. A good place to spend a few areas in one of the quietest places in the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Travelling through time was fun. I was with my family and friends and we had amazing journey through time. The tine periods were so fun to follow and it was not all over the place.it is a must visit place if you are into historcal places.

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Thank Asma K
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

this place is actually very nice, great architecture and landscaping. totally underrated. lots of gems to find if you explore the grounds.

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Thank tinky_in_arabia
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

it was my first visit to a historic place in riyadh was such nice museum good for the family and the kids to see new staff

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Thank sitri666
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

King Abdulaziz Historical Center is a beautifully done, very artistic and a must visit for history lovers in the city!

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Adjacent to the National Museum, this place holds a lot of history information about KSA. Really informative and you can see the journey this nation has gone through right from inception till date.

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