Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque, Riyadh

Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque, Riyadh

Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque is a prominent and historic religious site in Riyadh. Named after Turki bin Abdullah bin Muhammad, the founder of the Second Saudi State, this grand mosque holds a significant place in the heart of Riyadh's cultural and religious life.

The mosque is renowned for its stunning Islamic architecture, featuring a blend of traditional and modern design elements. Its most recognizable features include tall, elegant minarets, a large central dome, and a spacious interior that can accommodate thousands of worshippers. The mosque is known for its intricately designed prayer hall, with beautiful carpeting, ornate chandeliers, and walls adorned with verses from the Quran.

Situated in the old quarter of Riyadh, near the bustling Deira Souk, the mosque stands as a serene sanctuary amidst the bustling city life. Its strategic location and impressive size make it a focal point in the cityscape and a popular gathering place for the faithful, especially during the holy month of Ramadan and Friday prayers.

Beyond its role as a center of worship, the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque also serves as a hub for Islamic learning and community events. It hosts a variety of religious, educational, and social activities, contributing to the cultural richness of Riyadh.

Want to visit this sight? Check out these Self-Guided Walking Tours in Riyadh. Alternatively, you can download the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from Apple App Store or Google Play Store. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque on Map

Sight Name: Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque
Sight Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (See walking tours in Riyadh)
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:

Walking Tours in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Create Your Own Walk in Riyadh

Create Your Own Walk in Riyadh

Creating your own self-guided walk in Riyadh is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Riyadh Introduction Walking Tour

Riyadh Introduction Walking Tour

Wise men say that the beauty of a city is not defined only by its length, width, and the grandness of its buildings, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams. Indeed, whoever envisioned today's Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh – poetically described as the place "where the sands meet skyscrapers," – must have dreamed big and wide!

The stark contrast...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles