Al Othaim, mall operators and specialists in family entertainment, is to open the first snow city in Saudi Arabia.

The snow city is located at the Al Othaim Mall in Rabwa, Riyadh. It is due to open on July 13, 2021. The venue will adhere to the highest levels of health and safety measures.

Fahad bin Abdullah Al Othain, CEO, commented on the aim of the tourist attraction: “A touristic attraction of this magnitude coincides with the kingdom’s 2030 vision that aims to boost and develop internal tourism,” said Fahad bin Abdullah.

The snow attraction will cover an area of 5,000 square metres and will have an hourly capacity of 350 people. The site will be home to 12 rides, a panoramic suspension bridge, ice huts, rope courses, ice bumper cars, a sledge and ski zone, a climbing wall and snow mobiles.

The family entertainment centre will accommodate for events and birthday parties. There will also be a series of restaurants for visitors to dine in.