Jeddah is a city located on the coast of the Red Sea and is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia. It is the largest city in Makkah Province, the largest sea port on the Red Sea, and the second largest city in Saudi Arabia after the capital city, Riyadh. The population of the city currently stands at 3.2 million. It is an important commercial hub in Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah is the principal gateway to Mecca, Islam's holiest city, which able-bodied Muslims are required to visit at least once in their lifetime. It is also a gateway to Medina, the second holiest place in Islam.
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pierrefonds (71761) 2011-10-14 12:22
The length of the street is giving depth to the composition. The palm trees are framing well the street. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the highrise building. Have a nice day.
batalay (40523) 2011-10-14 14:00
A very informative note complementing the photo. It's interesting that they built the building with a bulging facade. There appears to be pod of some kind, perhaps an elevator in the front. You were there on 10 October, are you still there? And certainly it is preferable to be there than in July or August.
Uhu (8609) 2011-10-15 6:56
Hi, quite fresh and nice photo - very modern-looking indeed. Interesting design of the side of this building - looks a bit like a sail or something like that.