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  • Our Hotel offers amazing sight of the Haram

    Our Hotel, Moevenpick Hotel & Residence Hajar Tower Makkah, is located in the heart of the holy city of Makkah; offers an amazing sight of the Haram from Ka'aba view rooms and the Haram can be reached in 2 to 3 minutes. The guest can also have a magnificient view…
  • A note from the GM of Madinah Mövenpick

    Madinah Mövenpick Hotel serves 100% Halal food on its premises. The hotel's main attraction is its superb location. It is very near both the Holy Mosque of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) and the green dome (Rawdah Shareefa). While staying with us, guests can arrange through our front desk a sightseeing tour of…
  • Jeddah City Overview

    One of the most cosmopolitan cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah is located on the coast of the Red Sea. The city has been the trading center for several centuries and today it is the commercial center of Saudi Arabia. Pilgrims to Makkah and Medina have to pass…
  • Riyadh Overview

    An oasis in the desert of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia and also the largest city and cultural hub of the country. The present day Riyadh offers an exclusive blend of tradition and contemporary facilities. The city despite seeing a lot of development has retained its…
  • Taif city overview

    Taif has been directly linked to the history of Islam from time of Prophet (sallallahu-alaihi-wassallam). Nestled beautifully on the eastern slopes of the Sarawat Mountains close to Makkah, it is a picturesque city in Saudi Arabia. The city is an agricultural center and is known for grapes and honey. Taif…
  • Dammam Overview

    An important port city of Saudi Arabia, Dammam is located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia and is also the capital of the Eastern Province. The King Abdul Aziz Sea Port in the city is the largest port on the Persian Gulf. There are several government buildings in Dammam.

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Saudi Arabia Info




Bordering the Persain Gulf and the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia is the largest country of Arabia. It covers about 80% of the Arabian Peninsula and it is the 13th largest country of the world.


A population of close to 25.7 Million. Muslims account for about 97% of the population.


Extremely high day-time temperature and sharp temperature drop at night is observed. Saudi Arabia has a desert climate with an average summer temperature between 45°C to 54°C. In winter the temperature rarely drops below 0°C.


Arabic is the official language. English is widely used as well.


GMT+3 hrs throughout the year


Government: 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
General: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
(Sunday to Thursday are the working days of the week. Friday & Saturday are considered as weekends)


National Day: September 23rd
Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):


Saudi Riyal


Police/ Emergencies: 999
Medical: 997
Fire: 998
Accident Service: 993

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