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Best Places to Visit in Jeddah

The compelling land of Saudi is filled with treasures, and one of those is the Saudi Arabian port city, Jeddah. This phenomenal city has its history preserved while blending into modern technology. Jeddah is a major port in the central Hejaz region and lies along the famous Red Sea, which is west of Mecca. Whether you are planning to visit with your family, friends, partner or alone, you won’t be disappointed. Being the second-largest city in the country, you can expect pristine beaches, miraculous religious sites, hustling markets, historic museums, and sublime natural landmarks. Visit the popular city in Saudi and have a fantastic vacation with your loved ones. Keep scrolling through to know more about the destination.

Best places to visit in Jeddah

Jeddah is a hub of impressive places, be it historical landmarks, religious sites, iconic architectures, and shopping malls, making it a bit difficult for tourists to choose from. To help you with it, here are the top attractions to visit in Jeddah, check out to make a perfect Jeddah itinerary for a perfect vacation.

  1. Al Rahma Mosque
  2. Al-Balad
  3. King Fahd’s Fountain
  4. Al-Saif Beach
  5. Al-Shallal Theme Park
  6. Mall of Arabia
  7. The Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum
  8. Moon Valley

1. Al Rahma Mosque

The alluring beauty of Al Rahma Mosque is hard to miss out on your trip to Jeddah. This exemplary mosque is a great example of harmony, religious importance and purest of joys. It was built in the year of 1985 and its traditional Islamic architecture styles and modern renovations attract plenty of visitors. The mosque is also known as “The Floating Mosque” because it is built on a water surface of the Red Sea. The decorated inscriptions, majestic chandelier, large glass windows, and bright colours will definitely melt your heart.

2. Al-Balad

Do you crave heritage sites, old streets, and ancient architectural wonders? The UNESCO heritage site, Al-Balad near Jeddah will certainly give you awe-struck experiences. This city dates back to 500 years and is a very popular tourist place. From eating local delicacies, shopping authentic antiques and souvenirs, visiting museums and exploring the charms of old streets and buildings, Al-Balad is a lively place to spend your evening.

3. King Fahd’s Fountain

The famous King Fahd’s Fountain is a well known tourist attraction in the city. This beautiful fountain is around a 30-year-old monument, and is nestled in the middle of the Red Sea. It is a lovely landmark that looks gorgeous at night when it is illuminated with more than 500 spotlights. Furthermore, this fountain holds a record of being the world’s tallest fountain. It is about 312 meters (1,023.62 feet) tall and looks magnificent.

4. Al-Saif Beach

Who can turn a blind eye to marvellous beaches? Absolutely, no one! Beach is a synonym for happiness and relaxation, and Al-Saif Beach in Jeddah is absolutely one of those. Whether you wish to have a family picnic or try some adventurous water sports, go for a swim or just relax on sand, Al-Saif Beach is perfect for all. Serene atmosphere, fresh breeze, charismatic waves and glorious views makes this beach one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city.

5. Al-Shallal Theme Park

Make your vacation worth remembering by visiting the wonderful Al-Shallal Theme Park. The enormous theme park covers an area of 60,000 square metres and features splendid rides, slides, activity areas and many other adrenaline pumping activities. Undeniably, It is perfect for everyone and should be added to your Jeddah package and be prepared to have the best experiences. Believe in making every moment truly memorable, visit Al-Shallal Theme Park and create some unaltered memories for a lifetime.

6. Mall of Arabia

No one can imagine a vacation without going shopping and in Jeddah, Mall of Arabia is one of the best options to explore. This entertaining getaway offers the largest indoor games park, popular and local brands, an amazing food court, cinema, and so much more for its visitors. Be it couples, families, or friends, the Mall of Arabia is an interactive and immersive place to explore.

7. The Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum

Khalil Museum is the oldest museum in Jeddah and displays a significant collection of Saudi’s history which dates back to 2500-year-old history. People who have keen interest in history and archaeological collections, then the place is unquestionably for you. You can expect a collection of Ottoman Empire, Pre-Islamic era, rich Islamic cultural heritage, pre-modern civilisations and Saudi’s heritage at The Abdul Raouf Khalil Museum. Explore rare artefacts and deeply know about the destination you are vacation-ing at.

8. Moon Valley

Are you all set to make your holidays more adventurous? Visit the fabulous Moon Valley to make some everlasting memories. This valley is located in Jabal al Jadib and is a perfect location for sightseeing, camping, hiking, photography and stargazing. The peculiar rock formations in the valley attract many locals as well as tourists to spend their time in serene and calm surroundings. Have a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and explore the bewitching beauty of nature.

Aren’t all these places exciting? Don’t wait, rather swing into action and visit Jeddah. Saudi has a lot of hidden gems, all you need is to explore them and feel on top of the world. See you soon :). Reach out our experts to book your Saudi package.

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