Saudi National Day 93 | 12 Projects Shaping The Future of Saudi

When it comes to our dreams for the development of the Kingdom the sky’s the limit. In light of the 93rd Saudi National Day, we are highlighting 12 projects which are the core of the National Day identity and fulfill The Saudi Vision 2030 for a prosperous Kingdom where innovation and progress shine bright.

1. The Al Ula Development Project

Al Ula

The Al Ula project will develop an archaeological, cultural and touristic complex referred to as a open-air “living museum” as vast as Belgium. The project aims to make Al Ula one of the Kingdom’s cultural capitals. It will be dedicated to offering authentic touristic experiences that highlight the traditions and hospitality of the Arab World.

Book your next adventure from Hala Yalla and discover the magical allure of Al Ula with these exciting experiences: 

Al Ula Adventure: Hiking, Stargazing, Sightseeing & More

Al Ula Trip

A Trip to One Of the Oldest Historical Cities in Al Ula

2. The Line Project 

Neom, The Line

There’s been a lot of global buzz surrounding this project and rightfully so! NEOM’s The Line is a revolutionary city that puts humans first, while redefining urban living and preserving its surrounding nature. Ultimately, The Line will tackle the challenges facing humanity and shed a light on alternative ways of living. 

Book your free visit from Hala Yala and discover what it will be like to live in the city of the future with the The Line Exhibition in Riyadh.

3. Diriyah Gate Project


The historic heart of Riyadh, Diriyah is a jewel of Saudi’s rich past. The Diriyah Gate project aims to shed light on the Kingdom’s rich culture and history by delivering unique and inspiring heritage experiences, educational and cultural opportunities and world-class residential living and lifestyle offerings, including shopping, entertainment and dining experiences.

Book your adventure with Hala Yalla and explore Diriyah and loads of other cool places in Riyadh with this tour.

4. The Mukaab (Cube) Project


Riyadh’s skyline is about to get a whole lot more breathtaking! A new architectural marvel is coming to the Kingdom in 2030. The Mukaab (Cube), is set to redefine the new face of Riyadh and attract tourists from all over the world with its state-of-the-art entertainment, dining and retail.

5. Kingdom’s Astronaut Program

Saudi Astronauts

When it comes to space travel, don’t count Saudi out! The Saudi Space Commision (SSC) has launched the Kingdom’s first astronaut program which is dedicated to training competent and aspiring Saudi astronauts. The program will enable Saudi astronauts to conduct scientific experiments and research for the betterment of humanity in areas such as health, sustainability and space technology.

6. Al Shuaiba Solar Power Plant Project

Shuaiba Solar Panels

Saudi Arabia is paving the way in developing sustainable solutions. ACWA Power (local utilities company) has signed an agreement with Badeel ( a water and electricity holding company)  to build the world’s largest single-site solar-power plant in Al Shuaibah in Mecca Province. This project is part of a broader governmental renewable energy program in which solar power plays a leading role.

7. The Kingdom’s Youth


There’s a lot being done to ensure the success of Saudi’s youth, like developing smart cities, fostering innovation hubs and enhancing digital infrastructure, all this creates an ecosystem where young Saudis can make use of technology to drive progress.

8. Sports Boulevard Project 

Sports Boulevard

With the Sports Boulevard Project, Riyadh is set to become a thriving green place filled with activities. The project extends more than 135 kilometers and will feature a grid of safe green pathways for pedestrians, cyclists, athletes and horse-riders. If you enjoy sports and the outdoors, this is the place to be!

9. King Salman Park Project

King Salman Park

This ambitious park will be a green haven for Riyadh inhabitants. The Park aims to provide a variety of sports, cultural and artistic recreation for residents and visitors of Riyadh. Built on more that 16 kilometers squared it is set to become the largest urban park in the world offering a wide range of activities.

10. Al Soudah Development Project 

Al Soudah

The Soudah Development Project was launched to preserve the distinctive natural terrain and celebrate its unique cultural heritage while highlighting it as a quintessential place for eco, cultural and adventure tourism. 

11. The Sindalah Project 

Sindalah Island

A true slice of paradise in NEOM, Sindalah is a luxury island in the heart of the Red Sea. When completed it will be a hub for high-end tourism, it promises the finest experiences life has to offer. It’s a place where visitors can experience exquisite luxury and where enhanced nature meets responsible design, advanced technology and inspirational architecture. 

Sindalah is one of the many innovative projects happening in NEOM which include:  The Line, Oxagon, and Trojena

12. Electric Cars (CEER) Project


This last project will enhance Saudi’s efforts to become a more sustainable city. Inspired by the Kingdom’s belief in innovation and progress, CEER is Saudi’s first electric car brand that will lead Saudi’s automotive manufacturing sector into the future. Ceer will be designing, manufacturing and selling a variety of electric cars for consumers in Saudi and the wider region. The cars are set to hit the market in 2025.

As we celebrate National Day 2023, we envision a Saudi Arabia that knows no bounds in its pursuit of progress and innovation. With a diverse and sustainable future on the horizon, driven by groundbreaking projects, the Kingdom’s transformation continues to inspire. Happy National Day!

An Immersive Tour Through The Line Experience Exhibition in Riyadh

Ever wondered what it would be like to live in a city of the future? NEOM’s monumental exhibition, The Line Experience gives you the opportunity to experience just that. 

Hosted at the Diriyah Biennale Foundation for Contemporary Art at Diriyah’s JAX District, the exhibition offers visitors detailed designs, architectural models and informative films that highlight the project in all its glory.  

An immersive experience, the exhibition offers an enriching and engaging tour that takes visitors on an unparalleled journey, giving them first-hand access to detailed urban planning designs and architectural features that will redefine livability in The Line once implemented. 

In addition, visitors will receive an in-depth view of NEOM’s sectors and its surrounding natural landscapes where people and technology come together in harmony with nature. 

Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect to experience at this exceptional exhibition. The exhibition is split into five zones, you’ll be able to get first-hand insights from guided tours available in Arabic and English.

  1. Neom Projects & An Introduction to The Line

Upon entering the exhibition, you’ll be introduced to informative films about NEOM’s revolutionary projects being developed in north-western Saudi Arabia, projects such as Trojena, a mountain resort city, Oxagon, the world’s largest floating city, and The Line.

2. The Hidden Marina

A real visual treat, you’ll get to see The Line’s luxurious marina which will house Yachts and other kinds of cutting-edge boats, the marina is seamlessly integrated into the city’s revolutionary design. 

3. Livability Principles 

Within the third zone, you’ll encounter visuals that display The Line’s residential, retail and leisure areas. You’ll get to know more about the innovative urban design approach described by the city’s creators as Zero Gravity Urbanism. Unlike other cities in which buildings are spaced apart from one another, the architecture of The Line will be layered vertically enabling inhabitants to move seamlessly in three dimensions: up, down and across. This unique design ensures that facilities and amenities can be accessed within a five-minute walk.

4. Flora at The Line 

In this zone, visitors will get to learn about the different kinds of unique and rare flora that will be grown at The Line. 

The integration of lush vegetation throughout the city is part of its overall eco-friendly approach. Unlike traditional cities, The Line will run on 100 % renewable energy and prioritize health and well-being over transportation and infrastructure. Covering an area of 34 square kilometers, The Line’s small footprint will contribute to conserving 95% of NEOM’s land and support environmental sustainability.

5. Design of The Line 

In this last zone of the exhibition, visitors can explore designs which highlight the most important characteristics of the city, which is 200 meters wide, 170 kilometers long and rises 500 meters above sea level. Spectacular architectural models showcase spaces for work, play and living. The designs of The Line reinforce the ambition of this innovative urban environment. You’ll also get the chance to discover the architects behind the project.

The Line Experience is running until April 29, 2023. Entry is free, but you must register before you visit. Book your ticket today!