May 3, 2023 | Riyadh Saudi Arabia – In a video posted via Twitter on Monday by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Entertainment Chairman Turki Al-Sheikh, the “Modern Family” actress Sofia Vergara is seen arriving in Riyadh, talking on her mobile phone, bemoaning her lost luggage and exclaiming, “I’ll have to go shopping.”
Al-Sheikh’s Tweet translates as, “District VIA Riyadh is one of the most luxurious entertainment destinations in Riyadh … a masterpiece in the Salmani style that includes many restaurants, cafes, international brands and cinemas…
Sofia Vergara posted visuals from her Riyadh trip on her Instagram account.
The video also featured on Saudi Arabia’s Al Arabiya news channel.
Vergara has visited Saudi Arabia earlier this year as well when she dazzled the red carpet of the 2023 Joy Awards in Riyadh in January.
At VIA Riyadh iconic names intermingle, from the globally renowned St. Regis hotel, to resplendent designers’ brand stores, and from top notch well known restaurants, to the Renaissance cinema that offers lavish levels of comfort and exclusivity.
An architectural masterpiece inspired by the Salmani architecture and urban style, VIA Riyadh was designed to work in perfect harmony with the local identity of the capital, preserving the unique identity of the city.
The ancient stones that formed the famous Tuwaiq mountain in Dhurma ages ago, were professionally extracted to bring them to the present. The area has a significant place in Saudi history since it was the birthplace of the Second Saudi State in the 1820s.