Pictures: All About Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya

  • Publish date: Monday، 30 August 2021 Last update: Friday، 03 September 2021
Pictures: All About Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya
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Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya is set to be a regional and global hub of entertainment, culture and sport. The vast, fully integrated destination is another giga-project, just like NEOM, Amaala and The Red Sea Project that is part of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.

Spread over a lower plateau and on top of a majestic cliff face, Qiddiya will offer hundreds of recreational and educational facilities designed around five sections: Parks & Attractions, Sports & Wellness, Motion & Mobility, Nature & Environment and Arts & Culture.

Sustainability and a wish to minimise Qiddiya’s environmental impact are also major factors in the development of the project.

Pictures: All About Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya

A transport network that allows guests to easily move around from attraction to attraction and the hotels of different levels, soaking up the atmosphere, is a highlight of the master plan too.

Six Flags Qiddiya

Six Flags Qiddiya, will also open its doors in 2023. Described as the “most unique” Six Flags ever built, it boasts 12 record-breaking attractions, the world’s longest, tallest and fastest roller coaster and the world’s tallest drop-tower ride. In addition, there are other theme parks, including a water theme park, and retail and dining options.

Pictures: All About Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya

Sports and training facilities

Qiddiya's outstanding sports and training facilities, are for everyone, from amateurs to professionals. Whether it’s the stadium, multi-sports hub, two golf courses or aquatic centre, the facilities will be able to host major international and local sporting competitions.

Pictures: All About Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya

FIA Grade 1 track

The facilities here will provide an outlet for those who like to live life in the fast lane. A high spot of the variety of adrenaline-fueled driving experiences is the FIA Grade 1 track capable of hosting a Formula One Grand Prix. Qiddiya will also be home to multi-use tracks, karting and off-road facilities, a motor tech park, a speed park and spectator services.

Construction on the entertainment mega-project started in 2019 and the first phase, which involves over 45 ventures, is due to be delivered in 2023.

Pictures: All About Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya