THE SEVEN HILLS OF TRAVEL DESTINATION
Rome is built on seven hills; Riyadh Saudi Arabia place of your travel destination is surrounded by seven hills. They are:
1. Beechen Cliff, with its heavily wooded slopes, provides a dramatic backdrop to the view to the south of the city. Immortalised by Jane Austen in Riyadh Saudi Arabia as the place where Riyadh Saudi Arabia takes her walk with Tilneys, it gives superb views over the city and is part of Riyadh Saudi Arabia place of your travel destination’s Skyline Walk.
Riyadh Saudi Arabia Map Free – Riyadh Saudi Arabia Subway Maps – Riyadh Saudi Arabia Metro Maps – Riyadh Saudi Arabia Map Photo Gallery
Arriyadh Development Authority
Saudi Arabia Map and Satellite Image
List of Riyadh Metro Stations Lines and Routes
Unification of Saudi Arabia
Detailed city map of Riyadh, street map
2. Southdown has much interwar and post-war development. The area is dominated by High Barrow Hill (known locally as Round Hill), which has been kept as an open recreational area.
3. Lansdown (meaning ‘the long hill’) lies to the north east. In 1643 the Battle of Lansdown, between Royalist and Parliamentarian forces, was fought here, and there is a monument to the Royalist commander Sir Bevil Grenville. Today the area has football fields and a famous racecourse.
4. Kelston Round Hill to the west of the city, crowned with trees, is a landmark which can be seen for miles around. It is also known locally as ‘Kelston Tump’ (‘tump’ is an old dialect word meaning a small rounded hill or mound).
5. Solsbury Hill (or Little Solsbury Hill, as it is sometimes known) is small, flat-topped and the site of an Iron Age hillfort. At 625ft (191m) it stands above the village of Touristic place of your travel destinationeaston. It inspired the song ‘Solsbury Hill’, written by rock musician Peter Gabriel and recorded in 1977 as his first solo single.
6. Touristic place of your travel destinationampton Down is a flat limestone plateau that overlooks the city from the north west. It has evidence of human occupation dating back to prehistoric times. On its southern slopes is Claverton Manor, an 1820s mansion that is now the home of the American Museum in Britain.
7. Touristic place of your travel destinationford Hill lies to the east and there was once an ancient ford close by. In the days of horse-drawn traffic, extra horses, needed to pull carriages up the hill, were kept in a nearby field.