6 Unique Things to do in Taif

Taif is a beautiful city in Saudi that you should explore during your stay in Saudi Arabia. To experience the best of the city you need to find the best attractions, which is why we’ve listed the best places to visit in Taif to help you save hours of research.

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01 Shubra Palace

Shubra Palace

Built-in 1905, the palace offers you a sneak peek into the great traditional Islamic architectural brilliance and luxurious splendour of royalty. This was the resident of King Abdul Aziz during summer. And today it is a heritage museum that displaces the cultural and historical splendour of Saudi Arabia. The palace, built-in 1905 and converted into a heritage museum in 1995, is characterized by the splendour and luxury of its design and the unique style of its traditional Islamic architecture.

The impressive architectural features of the place will definitely provide you with amazing backdrops for your photos while giving you amazing insights into the country’s architecture. The palace is considered as one of the most famous architectural masterpieces of the city and an important historical landmark. The finely landscaped gardens compliment the grandeur of the place. The windows with latticework and balconies adorned with incredible interiors along with grand-looking doors, halls and ceilings will show you the best of the Saudi Architecture at its finest.

02 Taif Heart Mall

Taif Heart Mall

A good shopping spree is a must to pamper yourself during your holiday in Taif - Which is why you should add Taif heart mall to your ‘Places to visit in Taif’ list. The mall is one of the most popular shopping malls in the area that foreigners, as well as locals, like to shop in.

It is one of the oldest shopping malls in Taif and offers you everything you need to enjoy an amazing time. From a range of high-end international brands to local arts and crafts, the mall has it all along with restaurants, dining areas and cafes.

03 Old Markets (Souq Okaz)

Old Markets (Souq Okaz)

There is no better place than a Souq to discover the authentic lifestyle of the area. Old market or the Okaz Souq is the best place to start your souq exploration in Saudi. Today the old market is more of a cultural event centre that hosts thousands of tourists from around the world. The place is full of cultural happenings such as traditional art and craft competitions, poetry recital competitions and art exhibitions. The place will ensure you one of a kind experience helping you get a better taste of the culture and heritage of the country.

04 Al Rudaf Park

Al Rudaf Park

If you are looking for a place to enjoy a relaxing time to spend with your family and friends, Al Rudaf Park should be on the top of your places to visit in Taif list. From entertainment, activities, food, drinks to interesting attractions, the park has it all to have a good time and will ensure you a great time. The dancing fountain that illuminates with beautiful lights at night is one of the main highlights of the park.

If you are the adventurous type, you can always try a camel ride, quad bike ride or horse ride. With many restaurants, cafes and playgrounds and much more, the park is the ideal place to go with your family or your friends.

05 Al Shafa Mountain

Al Shafa mountain

Known for natural beauty, Taif has many unique natural attractions that you can visit to unwind and enjoy nature’s unique creations. Among them lies the Al Shafa mountain that is known for its unique beauty. Connecting Taif city and the other regions of its north and west, one of the most important roads lays across the mountain. The ride along the road is indeed panoramic and blissful. The lush mountainous landscape against the blue sky will create the best sceneries. You will find many vendors along the road selling homegrown roses, fruits and other fresh produce.

06 Al Hada Mountain

Al Hada mountain

Al Hada Mountain is another important attraction in Taif that offer you one of a kind travel adventure. The beautiful mountain range is known for its mesmerizing views. However, The Cable car ride that starts at the Al-Kurr Village and takes you to the top of the mountain is the highlight of the place. The cable car ride presents you with the best scenery of the surrounding that will make your jaws drop. Once you are at the top of the mountain, you will be able to view all the 360 view down around the mountain.

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Now you know the best things to do in Taif. However, if you don’t know how to fit all these amazing attractions to your tight travel schedule in Taif, we are here to help you. Our Taif tours can take you to all these places with experienced guides and ensure an unforgettable Taif exploration.