Most of the old and modern residences are concentrated in large cities of the kingdom. One of these cities is the capital - Riyadh. Famous palaces are the decoration of the city, its pride. Some of them have important political significance.
Here is a list of the most famous palaces:
Al-Yamama is the official residence of the current King of Saudi Arabia. It was built in a traditional oriental style. Now here is the office and headquarters of the monarch. This is a very beautiful and greatest building.
Al-Murabba is one of the oldest buildings in the capital. Its construction began in 1936 and was completed in 1945. This was necessary for members of the royal family and the royal court. The palace has been preserved as a living example of the Arab royal life of bygone days.
Tuvayk is a unique building, built in 1985 with the participation of the royal family and the UN. From the Tuvay Palace, formerly known as the Diplomatic Club, you can enjoy stunning views of Riyadh. The heart of the palace is a giant tent, the walls of which resemble stained glass windows. Inside the tent is like an oasis. The outdoor venue for events is in Arabic style.
Al-Hakam is the residence of the emirate of Riyadh. The building was built in 1747 during the reign of Daham bin Davas. Built-up area of 11500 square meters. m. used for state purposes. Royal Council meeting and world class events.