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HRH Crown Prince launches urban plan for Qiddiya City

It’s set to be a one-of-a-kind destination…

His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Prime Minister and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC), just announced the urban plan for Qiddiya City.

A major cornerstone of Saudi Vision 2030, the project aims to diversify the Kingdom’s economy, creating thousands of job opportunities for the ambitious Saudi youth.


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Located on the outskirts of Riyadh, nearly 40 minutes away, the new destination promises endless enjoyment for its residents and visitors through unparalleled offerings in entertainment, sports, culture, and urban living.

Construction is moving forward, with contracts worth SAR10 billion being awarded. With 60,000 buildings set to lay a foundation over the 360-square-kilometre area, it will eventually host over 600,000 residents.


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HRH the Crown Prince stated that the city of Qiddiya will become, in the near future, the foremost global destination in the fields of entertainment, sports, and culture. This will have a positive impact on the Kingdom’s economy and its international standing, enhancing Riyadh’s strategic position and contributing to its economic growth.

Qiddiya City will also include a gaming and esports district that will become a global hub for competitions, a speed park track, golf courses, a gigantic water theme park, Six Flags Qiddiya, and a multipurpose stadium. The city anticipates nearly 48 million visits per year with its array of world-class attractions and venues.

Six Flags Qiddiya

Six Flags Qiddiya Discovery Springs

Another major opening with the Qiddiya project is Six Flags Qiddiya. The 320,000-square-metre Six Flags Qiddiya, set against the Tuwaiq mountain range, will be the largest and most heavily themed Six Flags yet and is expected to open in 2023. A ground-breaking inauguration has just taken place to mark the official start of construction.

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