Where We Are Going Today: Crystal Pyramid, Japanese ice cream in Makkah’s Al-Awali neighborhood

Japanese mochi ice cream
Updated 14 September 2019

Where We Are Going Today: Crystal Pyramid, Japanese ice cream in Makkah’s Al-Awali neighborhood

  • Crystal Pyramid is a Saudi brand that offers products imported from Japan that represent kawaii, the country’s culture of cuteness

MAKKAH: Crystal Pyramid in Makkah’s Al-Awali district offers Japanese mochi ice cream and cold drinks such as frappes and iced coffee.
The cafe provides 11 flavors of the ice cream: Lime, mango, banana, strawberry, blueberry, coffee, chocolate vanilla, caramel, cookies and pistachio.
The ice cream is wrapped in mochi, traditional Japanese rice dough that has either the same flavor as the ice cream or a different one.
Crystal Pyramid is a Saudi brand that offers products imported from Japan that represent kawaii, the country’s culture of cuteness.
Crystal Pyramid’s signature drinks are the sweet and sour Unicorn Frappe with pink and blue whipped cream, and the Matcha Latte, which contains layers of Matcha (Japanese green tea), milk and black coffee.


King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy PM

Updated 40 min 44 sec ago

King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy PM

  • During the meeting, the king conveyed his greetings to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
  • King Salman also received the credentials of a number of ambassadors to the Kingdom on Wednesday

RIYADH: King Salman on Wednesday received Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, who conveyed the greetings of the Kuwaiti emir.
During their meeting in Riyadh, the king also conveyed his greetings to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The audience was attended by Saudi Minister of State Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Ali Al-Khalid Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and a number of officials.
Also on Wednesday, King Salman received the credentials of a number of ambassadors to the Kingdom.
These included Ambassador of Guinea-Bissau Mamadou Sanou, Ambassador of Maldives Mohamed Khaleel, Ambassador of Cyprus Stavros Avgoustides, Ambassador of Malaysia Abd Razak Abdul Wahab, Ambassador of Sweden Niclas Trouve, Ambassador of Niger Abubakar Hassan Dan Sokoto, Ambassador of Singapore Wong Chow Ming, Ambassador of Slovenia Mateja Prevolse, Ambassador of Egypt Ahmed Farouk Mohamed Tawfiq, and Ambassador of Colombia Ana Milena Munoz de Gaviria.
The king welcomed the ambassadors to Saudi Arabia, sending his greetings to the leaders of their countries, wishing them success in their missions to enhance and develop relations between the Kingdom and their nations.
The ambassadors conveyed the greetings of their leaders to the king and stressed their keenness to enhance and develop relations between their countries and the Kingdom.