The second largest city of Saudi Arabia is Jeddah. The city is very significant for Muslim pilgrims who come to Arab on Hajj or Umrah, because it acts as their gateway to the two mosques at Makkah and Medina.
Jeddah of Saudi Arabia covers an area of more than 1500 kilometers. The Arab city hosts various industries and is one of the busiest commercial hubs in this Middle East nation. Jeddah has a well-developed modern infrastructure to support its trade and business.
As per the historians, Jeddah at Saudi Arabia was the place to which Eve, the first woman on the earth, belonged. Her tomb was located in this city but the Arab government destroyed it. Jeddah came into prominence during the Ottoman rule. It became a part of the Arab nation in the year 1927.
Tourists Destinations in Jeddah
One must take a stroll around the coast of Red Sea at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, especially at night for one can get to witness the beautiful King Fahd Fountain. The colorful waters rise as high as 260 meters up. The coast is an ideal retreat from the din and bustle of the noisy city.