List of Famous Riyadh Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Riyadh Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Riyadh skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Riyadh architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Riyadh are included on this list. Information about these Riyadh buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Riyadh and older historic landmarks.

List buildings include Kingdom Centre, Al Rajhi Tower and many more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Riyadh?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Riyadh. Famous architectural houses within the city of Riyadh are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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    The Al Faisaliyah Centre is a commercial skyscraper located in the business district of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the third tallest building in Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom Centre and Abraj Al Bait. It is also called Star Dome. more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2000
    • Structural Height (m): 267.0
    • Floors: 30
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    Al Rajhi Tower is a $500 million USD tower currently proposed for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Designs for the sail-shaped tower have been drawn up by architects at Atkins. The tower is being built on behalf of the Al Rajhi family and will be used for commercial purposes. The family, considered by most in ...more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
    • Structural Height (m): 390.0
    • Floors: 94
    • Created By: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
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    Burj Al Anoud is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Riyadh Buildings & Structures
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    Anoud Tower is a skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was completed in 2005. At 155 m high, it is a major commercial building on King Fahd road. It contains 20 floors with 3 basement levels. There are plans to build a similar tower alongside it. The tower is owned by Princess Al-Anoud Foundation and ...more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2005
    • Floors: 23
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    Embassy and Chancery building on Riyadh. more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
    • Opened: Jan 01 1990
    • Created By: Guy Naizot
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    Kingdom Centre, is a 65-storey, 302.3 m skyscraper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is the third tallest skyscraper in the country after the Abraj Al Bait Towers and the Burj Rafal, and is the world's third tallest building with a hole after the Shanghai World Financial Center and Tuntex Sky Tower. Besides ...more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    • Opened: Jan 01 2002
    • Structural Height (m): 302.33
    • Floors: 41
    • Architect: Scott Berry
    • Architecture Firm: Ellerbe Becket
    • Created By: Scott Berry
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    Tuwaiq Palace

    Tuwaiq Palace or Towaiq Palace is a building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which hosts government functions, state receptions, and cultural festivals that introduce Saudi arts and customs to the international community, and vice versa. It was built in 1985 by OHO Joint Venture, made up of Frei Otto and Buro ...more

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    • City/Town: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Arabian Peninsula, Middle East
    • Created By: Frei Otto
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