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Fountain
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Fed by saltwater from the Red Sea, King Fahd's Fountain represents one of the tallest fountains in the world, shooting into the sky a single
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Architectural Building
Kaaba , Mecca
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The Kaaba (Arabic: ٱلْكَعْبَة‎, romanized: al-Kaʿbah, lit. 'The Cube', Arabic pronunciation: [kaʕ.bah]), also spelled Ka'bah or Kabah, someti
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Neighborhood
Al-Balad , Jeddah
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The historic heart of Jeddah, Al-Balad is a World Heritage Site and charming maze of 7th-century architecture. Formerly the center of the cit
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Landmark
Jeddah Corniche , Jeddah
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Take a stroll along the Red Sea at Jeddah Corniche, a developed coastal area stretching for some 30 km (18 mi). Go for an invigorating jog or
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Red Sea Mall , Jeddah
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Escape the heat and browse the stores of Red Sea Mall, one of the largest in Jeddah. Step into the curved-glass building, opened in 2008, and
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Jeddah

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Landmarks · Shopping Malls · Fountains
The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine. Now serving as an open-air museum dubbed the "Gate to Makkah," historic Jeddah has been placed under UNESCO protection, having been a major Red Sea port for 2,500 years and an indispensable pilgrimage hub since the seventh century. Sightseeing in Jeddah includes a huge stone wall featuring a number of gates, and a traditional urban core with many old-style houses and mosques. The city also offers a plethora of shopping options for tourists, from traditional souks to top-notch multi-level malls. Customize your holiday with our Saudi Arabia trip website to create an adventure that suits you.

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Where to stay in Jeddah

A major pilgrimage and commercial site with large numbers of visitors year-round, Jeddah offers a wide range of accommodations, ranging from low-budget to super deluxe. Hotels spread primarily along the north part of the town port, with another large cluster found in Mecca. Beachfront establishments can be found predominantly in Atallah Happy Land Park in the north, and in Al Hamra’a next to the port, while budget hotels are scattered around Al Faisaliyah. You can find most major international chain hotels throughout the city. Outside Hajj season, accommodation in Jeddah is generally cheaper than that in Riyadh.
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