"Journey to the West" Top 5 Page for this destination Jiddah by kenyneo
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The name Jeddah meaning the "Ancestor of Women" is attributable to the tomb in the city which is believed to belong to Eve.
The second largest city after Riyadh, it is the main port of the Kingdom on the Red Sea and main gate through which most of the pilgrims arrive by air and sea to perform Umrah, Haj or to visit the two holy mosques. Area inhabited is more than 1,500 km, and population is more than one and half million. Jeddah is an industrial and active commercial center, with modern features, squares and courtyards. It is an important tourism center, with an eighty kilometer long beautiful corniche on the Red Sea coast. Jeddah also comprises the King Abdul Aziz University, King Abdul Aziz International Airport and Jeddah Islamic Port. King Fahd Fountain is located inside the Red Sea, near the coast, is an outstanding feature of the port of Jeddah particularly during the night when it sends beautiful colored water up to two hundred and sixty meters.
I started my journey from Jubail the Industrial city of Eastern Province and move west to Riyadh and then to Yanbu ( in the western province ) the Industrial counterpart of Jubail.
And finally to Jeddah ( Jiddah ) ...so what do I think about Jeddah ? Look at the picture !
one word COLOURFUL !!!!
- Pros:Its really a jewel of Saudi Arabia ....colourful life , nice people
- Cons:Well guess its the traffic ! But which big city doesnt have this ?
- In a nutshell:I am gonna come savour it again !
Ladies are not allowed to drive throughout the kingdom. This applies to expat as well. Thus moving around would be a... more travel advice
sunset at the Jeddah corniche is never the same ...not only the sky changes everytime ...but with so many sculpture and... more travel advice
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