Jeddah: The City, where Ancient and Western Culture Coexist

Jeddah has always been a pioneer urban city of Saudi Arabia. It is a city king, the city that preserves and takes pride in cultural and historical heritage of the country and is known for its exemplary art effects. Tourists visiting Saudi Arabia should never miss the exotic city of Jeddah in the day as well as night.

This city knows how to treat its guests and is known for its hospitality. The city of the big shots and pure hearts is known for its shopping malls, museums, the sea shores, monuments and the Mecca gate. The entertainment in Jeddah is not only for adults; but a lot of attractions are there for children. Some of the sight seeing destinations includes:

  • The Old City: Even though the city has been architecturally transformed; but in the heart of the modern city still exists the remains of the old city with old interiors, old homes, restaurants and building that speak about the legacy of the Islamic religion.

  • Coastal Beach Walk: The shores of red sea are the most romantic and soul relaxing site for the tourists as well as domestic residents of the city. The cornices are known for the sunsets, long walks and barbecue parties held along the coastline. Children specifically enjoy playing in the sand making sand castles and flying kites.

  • Museums: Amidst the urban malls and buildings of the city lies the remnant of the old city and historical heritage stored in the museums. Bet al- Balad museum is known for the British arch effects and the preservation of Pre- Islamic, Post- Islamic and the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Adventure Sports: The city knows how to entertain the children and adventure junkies with scuba diving and snorkelling. The divers have a good time diving in the red sea, playing with the sharks, underwater diving, etc. The rich marine life of the sea and exotic zoo are the main adventure for the children as it helps them to learn and experience new things.

  • The Mecca Gate: The gateway to Mecca is the memory of the bygone era and due to its east side facing has gained popularity as one of the six gates. The gate was reconstructed in the 16th century and is the major tourist attraction as one of the ancient monuments of the city. It was known to protect the city from the Portuguese attacks.

  • Malls and Shopping Junctions: Shopping Mall Saudi Arabia is known for their best shops for women wear, formal dresses, perfumes, jewellery and many other items that enhances the shopping experience in it. The shopping malls specifically have a different section for women where they can walk freely without wearing their Abaya and have inbuilt restaurants and apartments.

Such vast heritage of the city, a blend of ancient and modern era, preservation of traditional culture and acceptable to the modern world make the city worth visiting where one can find something new, something old and something blue worth remembering.