Jeddah, often named the trading capital of Saudi Arabia since ages, lies as a renowned sea port on the coast of Red Sea. Muslim pilgrims definitely visit Jeddah being the gateway on their holy visit to Islam’s holiest city, Mecca and Medina.
After Riyadh, Jeddah stays no far behind in ranking as the second largest city in Saudi Arabia.
Economic Influence on Saudi Arabia
Jeddah ranks 4th with its industrial influence and make it a prime city in Saudi Arabia.
The Jeddah Islamic Port is the 32nd busiest seaport in the world supporting transport and commerce to major parts of the world.
Several organizations like Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Organization, Islamic Development Bank, the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association and Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Places to Visit
King’s fountain: Attractive gleaming lights, as the evening sets in, King’s fountain are a prime location attracting locals as well as visitors. Standing with pride the fountain is claimed to be one of the largest fountains of the world with 853 feet in height.
The Mall of Arabia: The Mall of Arabia is a shopping mall located in Jeddah. The mall is located on the eastern side of the Medina Road and south of Makkah Road, near the King Abdul-Aziz International Airport. The mall is one of the Best Shopping Mall in Saudi Arabia.
The reason for the Mall of Arabia to be the best shopping mall is Saudi Arabia is not only that it caters with international renowned brands, but also has a perky mix of regional local brands with a monstrous parking space. It has a high maintenance and centrally located feature too. Dazzling lights welcome the local people as dawn sets in.
Al Tayebat International City: Mughal architecture museum lovers of ancient times make sure to visit this place with collections from all over the world. Swords of ancient time’s artworks can really lure tourists.
Floating Mosque: Floating on the Red Sea’s laps attracts pilgrims as well as tourists add to the beauty of Jeddah.
The Beauty of Red Sea is an incredible natural beauty loved by tourists from all over the world. Often people Visit Jeddah as it offers some of best beaches in Saudi Arabia. In particular the area north of the city has plenty of beautiful beaches.
Trade attractions in 2015
Jeddah continues to host various trade shows as below:
MACHINEX Arabia is one of the Premiere International Machinery & Equipment Exhibition in the country. The event will be attract thousands of visitors from different parts of the globe. For four days this leading trade show will be held at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events.
Foodex Saudi shall be a lucrative 4 day event being held from 17th November to the 20th November 2015 at the Jeddah landmark for Forums & Events in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This event showcases product from Agriculture & Forestry, Food & Beverage industries representing the state of art culinary skills.