Jeddah, a cultural melting pot – Saudi Arabia
Say hello to Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia. Offering a glittering skyline, bustling souks and white-sand beaches along the shores of the Red Sea, you'll find a visit to this captivating port city is always stimulating. Oh, and did we mention it's the westernmost gateway to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, too? If you're looking for Jeddah travel tips before planning a break to Saudi Arabia, you need to know that the city is loaded with everything from luxury shopping centres, such as the Mall of Arabia, and scenic coastal walkways to fact-packed museums, historical landmarks and restaurants that serve up the finest Middle Eastern cuisine. Tick off the floating Al Rahma Mosque, the Jeddah Flagpole which holds the Guinness World Record title as the tallest unsupported flagpole in the world, and more.