What you can expect

For centuries, Jeddah has served as the historic crossroads of traders bringing goods in and out of Mecca and the gateway for Muslim pilgrims traveling by sea.

Tourist attractions in Jeddah

Al-Shafi’i Mosque

This age-old mosque in Al-Balad is named after Imam Muhammad ibn Idris Al-Shafi’i, one of the four renowned imams of classical Sunni Islam.

Nasseef House

This beautifully restored coral house in Al-Balad was owned by one of Jeddah’s most prominent trading families and later became the home of King Abdul Aziz.

Matbouli House Museum

This privately-owned museum is made from Red Sea Coral and one of its stunning features is the Hejazi mashrabiyya (wood-lattice balconies) at the front of the building.


The Corniche have a marina, fishing pier, parks and boulevards, cafes and restaurants, outdoor gyms, and artificial swimming bays.

Souq Al Alawi

Walking through Souq Al Alawi is a delight for the senses with its colorful hues, mixed aromas, and different kinds of textures.