Experience over 300 years of authentic Saudi Arabian culture and history through a unique heritage experience, educational and cultural opportunities, and world-class residential living at the incredible Diriyah.
Just 15 minutes northwest of Riyadh, Diriyah is the home of the At-Turaif UNESCO World Heritage Site, a beautifully preserved mud-brick city that was the birthplace of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the capital of the First Saudi State and the original home of House Al Saud. Combining traditional Najdi architectural styles with modern urbanism, Diriyah is a place that emotionally connects with visitors and celebrates the destination's rich heritage, revealing the origins of modern Saudi Arabia and the spiritual values it is rooted in.
This $63.2bn development, a giga-project under the Public Investment Fund, offers a unique opportunity to visit, live, work, shop, dine, and celebrate the wonder of Saudi Arabia's rich heritage and culture. Designed to be a sustainable landmark, Diriyah is delivering initiatives focused on water conservation, energy efficiency, wellness, culture and heritage preservation, and climate change resilience. This new city is 100% walkable, promoting a healthy population.
Learn more about how Vision 2030 is protecting and preserving historic sites across the Kingdom.