Thursday, 12 Dec 2019

Diriyah will Witness the laying of foundation stone of the First Cultural Heritage Project in Saudi Arabia Tomorrow

Diriyah, Riyadh, On Tuesday evening, Diriyah, the historical capital of the first Saudi state, will witness a solemn ceremony organized by Diriyah Gate Development Authority, during which the foundation stone of the gate project will be laid to restore the historical area as a cultural heritage project, and return it to its ancient past in the eighteenth century, and to become a local and international tourist destination due to its contents of geography and ancient history.

Residents and visitors alike can walk 3km along natural trails overlooking Wadi Hanifa and the historic Turaif neighborhood, while pedestrians roam the streets of the Diriyah Gate through the 2.5km paved road.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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