ThePlace: Al-Bujairi district in Saudi Arabia’s historic Ad Diriyah

ThePlace: Al-Bujairi district in Saudi Arabia’s historic Ad Diriyah
Al-Bujairi district. (Photo/Saudi Tourism)
Updated 21 June 2019

ThePlace: Al-Bujairi district in Saudi Arabia’s historic Ad Diriyah

ThePlace: Al-Bujairi district in Saudi Arabia’s historic Ad Diriyah
  • The location is known for its unique architectural style

Al-Bujairi district in Ad Diriyah has a unique architectural style inspired by the surrounding natural environment and vast palm plantations. 

It overlooks the eastern edge of Wadi Hanifah, opposite the historic Al-Turaif neighborhood, which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cultural and architectural values of this district have made it eligible to take its place among the top heritage towns in the world. 

This photo was taken by Mohammed Abdu as part of the Colors of Saudi competition. •