Once you are outside the centre of downtown Riyadh, you will find that many road signs are written in Arabic only.
And there will come a time, sooner or later, when the particular place you are looking for will be on one of those signposts.
If you cannot follow Arabic script, this could cause you a little 'mushkillah'.
Worry not! What follows is a list of the most common place names you are likely to need.
Remember, though, that very often a name will have ‘Al’ - ال - written in front of it – unless the name begins with a vowel in which case it looks like الا. Hence Al Imam is الامام whereas Al Riyadh (pronounced Ar-Riyadh) is الرياض