Monuments & Sculptures, Jiddah
Along the Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Street, right at the back of Hilton and Sheraton Hotels is a display of several monuments called the Open-air monuments museum.
In the middle of the road which is also a small park of sort, you'll find a collection of various monuments of interest like prayer beads, luggages, handy tools, giant faucet, aladdin's lamp, birthday cake, etc.
This monument represents the boundaries of Jeddah city as per the general guideline plan.
This was executed from scrap iron, designed by doctor Raouf Alami and given as present by Hassan Anani. This monument map is located outside the Coast Guard Institute at AL-Rowais.
The giant bicycle monument, an artwork from the remains of the first Saudi Marble factory which was constructed by Muhammad Ibn Ladin. It was used by the artist (sculptor) in manufacturing this giant Bike which was entered by international record references as the largest worldwide. It is located north of Jeddah city.
Decorative monument in Jeddah city are characterized with unique design, size and level. The glass lanterns are a revival of the models of lighted lamps located in middle of old mosques... They are the world's largest glass formations. Each one is different in style from the other.
Its a bird , no its a plane . no its superman ...
My first impression is that they are two beautiful birds ..but when I look again it doesnt reallly look like one
Well at least thats what I thought it to be , but I am not really sure what its supposed to be ? well cant say much about abstract art , can we ?
I guess the good thing about abstract art is that they can be interpreted in a million ways ...the sculture / picture is alive !
all pictures I posted are not necessary the most famous or the most beautiful sclptures, but these are the pictures which I have. Jeddah still have more and more bigger , larger and britter sclptures. While in Jeddah please enjoy seeing them all. They are almost like 1000 sclptures.
The Arabian Knight by artist Rabi'a AL-Akhras.
There are also more than 340 monuments and sculptures adorning Jeddah.
Trees are everywhere! Truly I had a hard time
taking pictures of some squares while
driving due to coconut trees.
This square should represent a victorious
As I said lots of trees would make beauty but
in my case problems :o).
This Square should represent a huge shell.
Sclptures: The Golden Minerates
Minerates are the highst place in mosques where a person go to call twon for pryer , so every body hears