Diriyah: Inside the €57 billion ‘giga-project’ set to transform the birthplace of Saudi Arabia

A €57 billion ‘giga project’ is transforming Diriyah into a city within Saudi’s capital.

There’s never been a better time to visit Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. Just 15 minutes from the heart of Riyadh, Diriyah is best known for the UNESCO World Heritage Site At-Turaif, considered the birthplace of the nation.

Now, it’s being developed as a city within the capital. With the opening of dining destination Bujairi Terrace in December 2022 and a slew of new hotels, the picturesque mud-brick city is reinventing itself.

The €57 billion ‘giga-project’ is part of the Saudi tourism master plan to attract more than 100 million visitors a year by 2030.

Diriyah hopes to attract

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