Riyadh attractions, shopping and more
Located in the heart of the Riyadh city centre at the intersection of Olaya Street and Tahlia Street, Narcissus Hotel & Residence Riyadh is one of the best-located hotels for discovering the magnificent architectural beauty, rich culture and fascinating heritage to be found throughout Saudi Arabia’s cosmopolitan capital.
From our convenient location, you will enjoy access to the top tourist attractions, shopping destinations, restaurants, landmarks and more. For recommendations on what to see and the most popular places to visit during your stay in Riyadh, please consult the Narcissus Hotel Concierge.close button
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At Narcissus Hotel Riyadh, the most popular outdoor shopping and dining destination stands right on your doorstep. Tahliah Street and Olaya Street are lined with cafés, restaurants and designer boutiques.
Founded in 1446 by Maani Al Muraidi, an ancestor of the Saudi royal family, Dir’iya served as the capital of the first Saudi state from 1744 to the early 1800s. The city is a very popular tourist destination and it features a variety of fascinating places to discover. These include the Turaif district (the place of government and the ruling family), which is a World Heritage Site and includes a number of magnificent buildings, the Salwa Palace, the house of money and other huge mud constructions.
Other places of interest include the Guest House and the At-Turaif Bath House, courtyards, a mosque and more.
Wadi Hanifah is a popular tourist destination for those who want to go hiking and spend a relaxing day in the clean, wide-open spaces. There are various scenic views, and numerous natural formations and environmental elements. Such elements include Sud Al-Elb Park, Sud Wadi Hanifa Park, Stone Dam Park, Factories Lake Park, and the Jaz’ah Lake Park. All of these facilities are equipped with seating for hikers, pedestrian walkways and parking areas.
This annual festival includes events reflecting the Kingdom’s heritage through visuals and sounds. It is held at a location that includes a theater, exhibition halls and modular buildings representing architectural heritage for all the cities in the Kingdom. This festival is the best occasion to learn about the Kingdom’s folklore. The festival is accompanied by activities and events held all over the city of Riyadh. Janadriyah festival is organized in the autumn, when the weather is moderate. It starts usually with the traditional camel race. Traditional and heritage craft and products are displayed, and there are folk musical performances that are influenced by the Bedouins and foreign pilgrims.
It is located in Olaya, the city’s active shopping center, on an area of 32,000 square meters. It is characterized with a beautiful design divided by a water stream and fountains. There are playgrounds available for children. It is considered as one of the most popular parks in Riyadh.
Tahlia Street is one of the most important streets in the city of Riyadh. Lined with shops, malls and a variety of international restaurants, Tahliya Street is a very busy and popular market area that has everything you need, including numerous well-known Saudi Arabian brands and products.
World class shopping on your doorstep. Visit Kingdom tower, one of the world's highest bridges’, with everything from designer brands to an indoor only female floor or hit the Mall of the al Faisaliah.