13 Reasons Why Jeddah Is A Must-Visit


Jeddah is one of Saudi Arabia’s most popular cities. It has a coast on the Red Sea, a diverse population, and so much to see and do.

Here are the top 13 things that make Jeddah a must-visit.

1. The new waterfront

Green spaces, walkways, room to cycle, the Red Sea breeze, and a line of restaurants at Jeddah’s most famous.

2. Historic district of Jeddah

A UNESCO world heritage site, Jeddah’s Historic district is home to dozens of ancient historical buildings, markets, and more. There are also now a lot of art galleries and other exciting places and, all in all, expect the tour to take up the better part of your day.


3. Dakar Rally

Jeddah will host the international sporting event from January 3 to January 15.


4. La Playa

A breathtaking view, delicious seafood, and just a wonderful chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city – this is one of the best lounges and resorts in the city.


5. So many luxury hotels with a sea view

Hilton, The Ritz-Carlton, Narcissus Al Hamra, Rosewood, Park Hyatt, Sheraton, The Venue, Radisson Blu Luxury hotels within the city: The Galleria, Asilah, Casablanca Grand, Mövenpick Tahlia, Centro Rotana, Carawan Plaza, Al Rouassi, in Boutik, Ascot, Elaf, need we go on?

6. The Cinemas

More than 6 cinemas, including 75 screens with different experiences from 3 operators. There are IMAX screens, options to go VIP, and even a  4D cinema experience

7. Jeddah resorts

So. Many. Resorts. You can rent a villa or hotel apartment and enjoy the endless luxuries the many resorts of Jeddah have to offer.

Also, there are many resorts that provide one-day entry tickets which is perfect for when you are looking for a day at the beach.

8. Cafes

Coffee and tea lovers will have a wonderful time exploring the many authentic and local cafe spaces that have popped up in Jeddah recently. Honorable mentions go to brew 92 and Boga Cafe.

9. Scenic walkways

Palestine Street Walkway, Hanging Walk, Al Rehab Walkway, Rawda Walkway, University Walk, Equestrian Walk, Prince Faisal bin Fahd Walkway – all worth a drive through!

10. The Parks

Tahlia Park – Al Burj Park – Rock Garden – Environment and Sustainable Development Park – Al Faiha Park – Prince Nayef Park – Saleh Kamel Park – Al Irrada Park – Tihama Park. All great when the weather is good!

11. The shopping

Jeddah is a GREAT place to shop. Whether you are looking for international brands or the new local ones, there is a shopping experience waiting for all price ranges.

12. Plazas

La Vie Atelier on King Road, Town Square, Jeddah Boulevard are some of the great plazas in Jeddah that combine a great shopping, dining, and entertainment experience.

13. The many upcoming tourism and entertainment projects

A large number of projects are underway, and the majority of them are to launch very soon. These include the Prince Majed Park, New Exhibition Center, The Dome, Harbor, Jeddah Walk, Cyan Water City, Al Jawhara Mall, Arbaeen Lake, Obhur Corniche Development, and Jeddah Park Mall.



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