Amazing Activities in Western Riyadh

The Western part of the city of Riyadh features different topography than other parts of the city. This part boasts valleys and reefs, some of them have disappeared but most of them remained steadfast. Perhaps the most important of these valleys is the charming Hanifah valley, or Wadi Hanifah, as it is popularly known. The new At-Turaif neighborhood,  which is recognized on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, is one of the numerous neighborhoods overlooking the Hanifah valley.


Explore the Hanifah valley

The best time is during daytime from 06.00 am until sunset.

From Wadi El-Elb dam in the north to the Sultana neighborhood in the south of the city of Riyadh, the Hanifah valley boasts old farms, deserted mud palaces and different seating areas. In addition to exploring the neighborhoods of At-Turaif, Ad-Dir'iyah and Al-Bujairi, one can explore the new refurbished royal palace of Al-Badi'ah. You can Google it under the name "the King Saud Palace in Al-Badi'ah'.


The equestrian club

Opening hours:

From 08:00 am- 11:30 am.

From 16:00 pm-20:00 pm.

Al-Agharr equestrian club is located in the Diplomatic Quarter, west of the city of Riyadh. The club is suitable for teaching horse riding to all children. There are available services in the club including seating areas, cold and hot drinks among others.



All times

The Diplomatic Quarter is a beautiful and elegant place. It features entertainment places such as the Richard Bodeker garden which boasts a famous design style. The Diplomatic Quarter includes also a number of beautiful restaurants and cafes that ensure you spending a pleasant time.



According to weather and temperature

It is well known that the Hanifah valley is one of the best places and longest paths for cyclists. It is a great adventure and a big challenge to cross the Hanifah valley from the south part to the north part. In some parts of the rehabilitated valley, there are bicycle spaces, but the traffic in the valley is generally less dense, and the views are beautiful with its natural terrain.


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