Saudi Arabia has unveiled the master plan of its Qiddiya entertainment city project located 45 km from the capital Riyadh.
According to a statement, Qiddiya is set to become Saudi Arabia “Capital of Entertainment, Sports and the Arts” with its facilities.
“The people of Saudi Arabia share the universal desire for enriching experiences, and our plan allows Qiddiya to unlock access to these experiences in a new and culturally relevant way, encouraging personal and professional pursuits that foster enrichment,” said Michael Reininger, chief executive officer of Qiddiya Investment Company.
The master plan for the project was created by the company jointly with Bjarke Ingles Group, a Denmark-based company.
Located just 45 km from Riyadh, the 334 square kilometer site in which the project development will cover 30 percent of the land while the rest will be dedicated for natural conservation.
Some of the entertainment facilities at Qiddiya will include training academies, desert and asphalt tracks for motorsports enthusiasts, water and snow activities, outdoor adventures and safaris.
The development project of the city will include a range of retail, residential, community services and commercial support facilities.