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Riyadh: Day Trip to National Museum and Murraba Palace

Culture & history Day trips Wheelchair accessible

Take a day trip to two of Riyadh’s essential sights. See the National Museum of Saudi Arabia, then witness the incredible architecture of the Murraba Palace. End with a photo stop at the Al–Rajhi Mosque.

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Highlights

  • Explore both Murraba palace & Al Masmak
  • Enjoy and step back in time and explore Saudi Arabia’s roots
  • Have chance do shopping traditional Saudi market

Description

Immerse yourself in the Saudi Arabian capital on this guided day trip. Hear informative commentary as you tour the many halls and gardens of the National Museum. Maravel at the striking architecture of the Murraba Palace, and finish your trip at the iconic Al-Rajhi Mosque. From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, your tour leader will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you. Start your tour by visiting the National Museum of Saudi Arabia which has been established in 1419 as a significant part of king Abdulaziz's historical centre in Riyadh. Very impressive and important museum about the entire Saudi history, the Saudi royal family, the kingdom's formation, and everything regarding the political context. you will be led to numerous antiques, manuscripts, and documents that are all chronologically organized. It includes eight main halls: Hall of Man and the Universe, Arab Kingdoms, Pre-Islamic Era, Prophet’s Mission, First Saudi State, Unification of the Kingdom Hall & Hall of Hajj and Two Holy Mosques. The museum includes interesting examples of Arabian and Islamic art as well as architecture. The masterpieces include Prehistoric Elephant Skeleton, a huge meteor found in the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia desert, Rock Grafitti from the Hejaz region backdate to pre Islamic era, a Copy of rosetta stone, an example of Madaian Salah Rock-cut tombs. Then enjoy the National museum park walks through the outdoor gardens one of the best gardens you will visit in Saudi Arabia. King Abdulaziz’s historical park is an open area that you can enjoy with your family. Then proceed to the Hall of King Abdulaziz where there is a showroom of old cars that were used by the king. Then we will move to the next visit to Murraba palace is among the most important palace built by King Abdulaziz. This Palace was to accommodate his family. It was built in the local traditional Najid style by using local building materials only. enjoy amazing photos here inside Murraba palace. At the end photo stop at Al–Rajhi Mosque is one of the most famous and largest mosques in the city of Riyadh. Travel in comfort back to your hotel, Riyadh has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary – just let us know what you are interested in and we will arrange it for you.

Includes

Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences All transfers by modern air-conditioned van from your hotel in Riyadh English speaking tour leader/driver. Entrance fees All Service charges and taxes

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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