Youth Hostels

The first youth hostels were established by the General Presidency for Youth Welfare in 1969 (1388/89 AH). In this undertaking the Presidency had two objectives:

The Kingdom's youth hostels boast modern swimming pools, theaters and areas for hobbies and light games, as well as sleeping accommodation.

There are approximately 20 youth hostels currently in operation in the Kingdom.

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