Jeddah in Western Province is home to some 2,900,000 people.
Riyadh, the national capital, is located 530 miles (853 kilometers) northeast of Jeddah, while Amman is 750 miles (1207 kilometers) to the north.
To browse through stores or enjoy a light meal, visit Red Sea Mall and the also-popular Souk Al Alawi. These are two of the most popular destinations for avid shoppers who visit in Jeddah.
Slip back through the mists of time at Makkah Gate; one of the most carefully preserved remnants of days gone by in Jeddah. Check out the site, snap some pictures and research the history that makes it so significant.
The Jeddah area’s major heritage and cultural sights often overshadow its less visited, but equally interesting spots. If you’ve got a couple of hours to spare, be sure to check out the Floating Mosque, the King Fahd's Fountain, the Qishla of Jeddah and the Nasseef House.