Jiddah Off The Beaten Path

  • Mystery Mosque
    Mystery Mosque
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  • A close up view
    A close up view
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  • View of the minaret from afar
    View of the minaret from afar
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Jiddah

  • 1. City Scenes/Streets/sqaures

    you have probably heard of the city scene, gay scene, or film scene. but have you ever watch a car accident scene? then welcome to jeddah. if there is a terrible car accident across the street,...

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  • 2. DownTown Jiddah

    At first I thought that this mosque was the famous Shafi Mosque, but have since learned that it isn't (unfortunately). It had an interesting square minaret, and for that I decided to add it to my list...

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  • 3. Jiddah Corniche

    well, jeddah might not have green scenery or natural beauty to relax in. but definitely the sea continues to lock me in its dark mysterious secret, when i look twice! i honestly dislike the rocky...

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  • 4. Religion & Culture

    Eid is when Muslims all over the globe feast on the first day of (Shawwal)the month that follows the holy month of Ramadan. This picture was taken from my house roof top,where we could see the...

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  • 5. Animals Natural Habitat

    Along the way to Taif we encountered this herd of camels. They were completely unattended and were in no hurry to get off the road to allow us to pass. I think they may have been accustomed to people...

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  • 6. Jeddah Summer Festival

    Since year 2000 Jeddah started a new festival to attract local tourists from different parts of the kingdom. The festival encludes many attractions that starts with fireworks on the Corniche...

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  • 7. Cemeteries

    PHOTO : MUSLIM'S CEMETRY, LOCATED ON THE WAY APPROCHING JEDDAH. Arab's cemetry are a little bit differance from other Muslim cemetry in the world. Their philosophy is, the dead person have no...

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  • 8. Jiddah Fountain

    The Jeddah fountain, donated to the city by late King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz (hence the popular name of King Fahd's Fountain) rises some 853 feet (260 meters) from the sea off Jeddah. This fountain is...

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  • 9. NearBy Towns & suburbs

    Something a lot of people miss when visiting the region is not technically in Jiddah but a little town in the mountains nearby called Taif. It's a quaint little out of the way place where sheep...

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  • 10. Jeddawi way of picnic

    well, i have lived most of life in jeddah and so taken many things for granted, which often go unnoticed. until a south african friend grabbed my attention, i...

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  • 11. hand-in-hand: a manly walk??

    yes, i've seen men walking hand in hand many times! i have never noticed it until sachara and co told me that it's ok for men to walk like this in turkey. but...

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  • 12. windows and bars

    Every single house, blocks of flats, and villa have bars on their windows up to the second floor! these bars are unmovable so in case of emergency, there's no...

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  • 13. Spitting as a cultural heritage

    I know this is quite digusting but an essential part of daily jeddawi life,lol. I see people spit on everything everywhere anytime! if they get mad at...

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  • 14. Saudi expressions

    when marimar_72 and I get together, we just become so soaked in our hijazi and saudi gossips. That means to use Arabic expressions into our English...

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