Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque, Riyadh

Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque, Riyadh (must see)

This is an old mosque that has been recently restored on the same site where it stood for many years. It is one of the largest mosques of the Saudi Kingdom. It has a seating capacity for up to 17,000 people and two libraries. The structure is made of exquisite brown stone, and when it’s lit up at night it appears to be golden. A truly impressive sight to see. The mosque is connected to the Judgment Palace by two bridges.

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Sight Map

Sight Name: Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque
Sight Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sight Type: Religious Site
Guide(s) containing this sight: Riyadh City Orientation Tour  

Walking Tours in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Riyadh City Orientation Tour

Riyadh City Orientation Tour

Riyadh is the capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Once a small walled city, today it is a vibrant metropolis and one of the fastest developing cities in the world. In the last 100 years the city population has grown from 18,000 to over 5 million people. Riyadh has developed culturally, but especially economically beginning with the 1950s when the petroleum industry boomed. This Orientation Tour will familiarize visitors with some of city’s most popular and traditional Arabic style attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km