2024-04-23

King Abdullah Park

About

King Abdullah Park is a stunning desert park located in the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. It showcases the elements of old Islamic gardens with beautiful lakes and streams. The park looks magical at night with numerous structures decorated with hundreds of lights. It is home to several species of plants and flowers such as palm, acacia, and olive

King Abdullah Park ticket price

  • 9 Riyals for adults and 4.5 Riyals for children

King Abdullah Park opening hours

  • Monday to Saturday 1 pm to 12 am

History of King Abdullah Park

King Abdullah Park was a gift from the two holy mosque’s custodian when he aimed to provide a race course to the public of Riyadh with added incentives. In 2003, Al Mazaz Square that used to host horse racing events was announced to be converted into a public park. Currently the Riyadh municipality takes care of the park. The park was opened to the public on October 2, 2013

Things to do inside King Abdullah Park

King Abdullah Park is a wildlife reserve promoting ecotourism in Saudi Arabia. High walls that surround the park on all sides reinforce the design, which has a very contemporary appearance while retaining some of its more traditional uses. The park has a rich variety of trees, plants and fauna. It is also home to numerous bird and fish species

Take a stroll around the park

Tourists can take a walk along the 12 m wide pedestrian walkway as you take in the natural beauty of the area. The walk provides a soothing experience away from the hustle and bustle of life. While walking around the park, one can explore the numerous species of flora and fauna present in the area

Attend a range of exhibitions

Visitors can enjoy the various exhibits and stalls that are set up here during the holiday seasons like Eid, which are very popular with tourists. The park houses a number of colorful flowers increasing the overall beauty

Grab a meal

Tourists can enjoy a delectable meal at one of the many neighborhood eateries, all of which are conveniently located near the park. One of the best tourist attractions in Saudi Arabia is the food they serve, which includes a variety of traditional and modern dishes. Eating in one of the park restaurants, which offer a unique menu of delectable foods and also let you try the best beverages provided by the wonderful cafes, will make your journey to the park complete

Wander by train

One of the best ways to explore the park is by train, which offers unobstructed views of the surrounding vegetation, water, and vibrant paintings of picturesque nature. Further, circling around the park on the train is a fun activity to enjoy with kids and friends

Fountain show

Tourists can watch 110-meter-high illuminated fountain shows in the Park, which is run on the most up-to-date interactive laser technology. The well orchestrated show is the highlight of the park and increases the overall appeal

Children’s private area

For young children, their private space is where they can have the most fun and feel the happiest. The space offers a number of games and activities that can be enjoyed by the children of all ages

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