There are not many activities to do in Riyadh, especially if you have a family and planning for some entertainment activities. Usually people visit to Masmak fort, Air Force Museum or National Museum. But there is great news for the people of Riyadh and those who are visiting to Riyadh in near future. The most awaited Snow City of Riyadh has been recently opened in Al-Othaim Mall which welcomes people of all ages and gender to experience snow life throughout the year where you can do so many activities in Snow City including playing snow sports etc.
The inauguration of Snow City has been done by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar on July 13, 2016. This new place in Riyadh will surly promotes the tourism industry of Saudi Arabia while people from all around the country will visit to Riyadh specifically in summer to enjoy the fun and entertainment activities in Snow City. On inauguration day of Snow City, there was a great showcase of verity of family focused activities which includes skating, panoramic suspension bridge, ice bumper cars, sledge and ski zone, rope courses, climbing wall, snowmobiles, tubing tracks and many others snow related activities.
Ticket price in Snow City:
The standard price of snow city ticket is 140 SR for first 2 hours where the next hours only cost 40 SR in week days and 50 SR on Weekend. The ticket price for kids is only 120 SR for 2 hours. You can also buy VIP ticket and VIP ticket plus packages in 160 SR and 1200 SR respectively to enjoy extra fun in Snow city. All packages include number of accessories which includes boots, socks, jackets, pants, gloves and beanie etc. So, you don’t need to being your own equipment to enjoy the skating or other activities in snow city.
Age restriction and other rules of Snow City:
Although to enter in Snow City, the minimum age restriction is 3 but for elder kids till age of 8 required to have guardian to take care of the kids and should be accompanied by them. Make sure to come up with winter attire due to very low temperature in Snow City. On entry you will be provided with accessories but this does not includes beanies, gloves and other things mentioned on your ticket unless you have purchased the VIP or VIP Plus ticket.