5 Of The Best FREE Things To Do In Jeddah

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If you’re looking for a fantastic time in Jeddah without breaking the bank, you’re in for a treat. Jeddah offers a slew of exciting activities that won’t cost you a single riyal. From historic districts to modern wonders and serene escapes, here’s a roundup of the best FREE things to do in this bustling coastal city. So, gear up for a wallet-friendly exploration.

1. Explore Al-Balad’s Charming Lanes and Museums

This charming heart of Jeddah welcomes adventurous souls to lose themselves in its labyrinthine alleys, each filled with tales of the past. While you’re at it, drop by some of the city’s museums, some of which are free to enter. After a day of exploration, take a breather at one of the many cozy seating areas and indulge in some of Al-Balad’s delectable baked treats.

 

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2. Take In The City’s Vibes At Jeddah Art Promenade

This lively space has shed its admission fee and is now dressed in vibrant hues of pink, giving off a playful Barbie-esque vibe—it’s Barbenheimer season anyway. It’s the perfect place to soak in the city’s unique vibe, which people say is not found anywhere else in the country.


3. Feel The Serenity At Al-Rahma Mosque

Al-Rahma Mosque, perched gracefully on stilts just off the Jeddah coast, is unlike any other mosque. This place offers a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. Entry is free, plus it’s right next to the Jeddah Art Promenade, so you can combine them both in a single visit.


4. Witness The Splendor Of The King Fahd Fountain

Prepare to be awestruck by this towering spectacle that has held the title of the world’s tallest fountain since its debut in the ’80s. Even if you’ve seen it before, its grandeur never fails to captivate.


5. Camp Under the Stars at Moon Valley

For a truly out-of-this-world experience, take a scenic one-hour drive from Jeddah to Moon Valley. This enchanting destination earns its name with a lunar-like landscape that’s nothing short of mesmerizing. Set up camp, light a bonfire, savour a barbecue feast, and gaze at the star-studded night sky above.

 

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