Jeddah is a diverse city along the Red Sea where ancient Arabia meets bright skyscrapers and modern resorts. From its seaside serenity to the vibrant party atmosphere in the north, Jeddah has something to offer everyone.
Things to do in Jeddah
Explore Jeddah’s old town, known locally as “al-Balad”. Most of the city’s ancient landmarks are here, in addition to the winding alleys and fragrant tones of the Souq Al Alawi marketplace. Outdoor pursuits are plentiful in Jeddah, and the region is particularly known for its world-class scuba diving in the clear Red Sea waters.
Traveling with the kids? Enjoy a day out at the Al-Shallal Theme Park where you’ll find Asia’s largest double-looped roller coaster.
Getting around Jeddah
The most efficient way get around Jeddah is by bus or taxi. Situated around 19 kilometres from Jeddah, King Abdulaziz International Airport is the busiest in Saudi Arabia.