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Diriyah Season: Entertainment with a Historic Touch

Diriyah Season: Entertainment with a Historic Touch

Tuesday, 3 December, 2019 - 07:00
The Diriyah boxing ring that will host the fight between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua on December 7. (SPA)

After the Riyadh Season festival, Diriyah Season kicked off to highlight Saudi heritage and history with numerous modern recreational activities.

Diriyah Season has opened the doors of Diriyah Oasis to announce the debut of one of the biggest entertainment events in the region. The event gathers art and entertainment in four different zones, each with its unique shows and games.

With its wide recreational zones, the Diriyah Oasis offers diverse experiences for all visitors. It includes the butterfly oasis, boasting some 3,000 different types of butterflies, along with many musical and artistic shows.

The oasis emphasizes the historical value of the Diriyah Governorate. It reflects the majestic Saudi heritage, highlights the beauty of its unique architecture and provides a glance at the country's rich resources.

This entertainment destination is composed of four main zones: nature, imagination, reflection and excitement and extends over 130,000 square meters.

The nature zone features many activities in green spaces, such as farmers markets, forests and the butterfly oasis, along with some courts dedicated for children games. For adventure lovers, the imagination zone introduces many shows and games, with some children activities at the Steam Lab, an interactive exhibition offering activities and attractive sites. It also comprises illusion rooms, art and craft workshops, a confetti dome and an urban maze.

Near to Diriyah's giant wheel, visitors will be able to sit and relax around ponds in the soothing environment of the reflection zone, which also includes an outdoor ice rink and kart racing on water.

The excitement zone features a drone arena, four unique escape rooms, a laser tag area, a virtual-reality sports world and bumper cars.

At Diriyah Season, you can also enjoy other regions like the ancient Tarif neighborhood, and Al-Bujairi area with its luxury restaurants. Both are separated by Wadi Hanifa, the Formula-E zone, a field that will host the historic Diriyah fight between Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua on December 7, and another field for a scheduled tennis tournament.

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