Come 2025, Saudi Arabia To Welcome A Green Megaproject, King Abdullah International Gardens In Riyadh

Say hello to Saudi Arabia's botanical marvel.

by Deeplata Garde
Come 2025, Saudi Arabia To Welcome A Green Megaproject, King Abdullah International Gardens In Riyadh

In true Saudi style, the Kingdom is gearing up to unveil its latest jaw-dropping attraction: the world’s newest and largest botanical gardens. Spread across a sprawling 10 hectares, King Abdullah International Gardens boasts the title of the largest temperature-controlled botanical haven on the planet. Scheduled to welcome visitors in autumn 2025, these gardens are not your average floral retreat. They’re on a mission to rival renowned botanical havens like Kew Gardens and Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay.

A Journey Through Time With King Abdullah International Gardens


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The pièce de résistance of this botanical marvel is the staggering 90,000 square meters of paleobotanic biome building, elegantly crafted as two interlocking crescents. Here, visitors will embark on a mesmerizing journey through time, traversing different epochs of botanical history. From the lush landscapes of the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods to the ancient wonders of the Devonian era and the Carboniferous era, these gardens will transport visitors through a kaleidoscope of botanical splendour.

Garden of Choices: Where Present Meets Future

King Abdullah International Garden
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But the adventure doesn’t end there. Tucked within the crescent biome lies the Garden of Choices, an educational oasis that delves into the intricate web of human impact on the environment. Here, visitors will unravel the consequences of present-day lifestyle and industrial choices, offering a thought-provoking glimpse into the potential landscapes of future generations.

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Sustainable Oasis In Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah International Garden
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Powered by the mighty sun and sustained by innovative recycling techniques, these gardens epitomize sustainability in action. From solar energy to water recycling, every aspect of their operation is designed with eco-consciousness in mind. Even the rocks, gravel, and soil on-site are sourced sustainably, ensuring that every step towards beauty is also a step towards preserving the planet.

As Saudi Arabia prepares to unveil this botanical masterpiece, the world eagerly awaits the chance to step into a realm where nature and innovation intertwine. King Abdullah International Gardens are not just a testament to Saudi Arabia’s grandeur but also a beacon of hope for a greener, more sustainable future. So, mark your calendars and prepare to be dazzled by the desert’s most enchanting oasis yet!

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