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Wadi Hanifa, Riyadh

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Valley · Nature / Park
Enjoy an outing at Wadi Hanifa, a series of parks and hiking trails centered around the valley’s broad water channel. Sprinkled with date palms and other desert shrubs and plants, the valley serves as a popular spot for both expat and local families alike to have a barbecue or picnic. Take a relaxing stroll or jog along the flowing stream, which can vary greatly in size depending on rainfall, and take in the fresh air of the desert oasis. Use our Riyadh day trip planning site to visit Wadi Hanifa on your trip to Riyadh, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The wadi has a small dam across it. However, it is dry through most of the year unless you visit immediately after the rains. The wadi has beautifully landscaped gardens and a small stream running...  more »
  • The wadi (or valley) is located near the Diplomatic Quarter and old Diriyah and has beautifully landscaped gardens and a small stream running through it. There are beautiful villas bordering the...  more »
  • The Wadi Hanifah runs for many kilometres on the outskirts of Riyadh and passes through the At Turaif District. It is a great place to explore but the water runs seasonally and in summer I bet it's...  more »
  • Lots of police giving mask tickets
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  • Nice place for hanging out with friends and families
  • A perfect spot for bike, run, meditation or having your coffee on top of the famous stairs
  • Beautiful and relaxing

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