Books in Riyadh

Jarir Bookstore

The excellent Jarir Bookstore has extensive selections in Arabic and English. This branch is the most accessible.
Arts & Crafts in Riyadh


For (mostly) Arabic handicrafts, Lamsa has a good though not inexpensive selection. Most handicrafts and 'antiques' are in fact manufactured by the Lamsa company.
Mall in Riyadh

Sky Shopping Mall

The Sky Shopping Mall in Al Faisaliah Tower is well known and popular.
Arts & Crafts in Riyadh

Souq Al Thumairi

For authentic handicrafts, head to Souq Al Thumairi, immediately south of Masmak Fortress in the Al Diriyah area. The shops in the small lanes offer everything from carpets to coffee pots, silver daggers to silver j…
Mall in Riyadh

Kingdom Tower

With more designer outlets than you can shake a Gold Amex card at, Kingdom Tower even dedicated the entire 2nd floor ('Ladies' Kingdom') to women only, with over 40 exclusive boutiques.
Market in Riyadh

Souq Diriyah

Mall and market in the old part of town.
Market in Riyadh

Gold Souq

Riyadh's gold market.