As a gateway for pilgrimages to the Islamic holy cities of Mecca and Medina, Jeddah Al-Balad, a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site, has captivated visitors for decades with its historical details of stunning Islamic architecture and vernacular evident in the preserved mosques, buildings, alleys, and inscriptions. Due to its unique coastal location and port, this bustling historical area was known for its cultural diversity and exchange.
Book: Saudi Arabia: Jeddah Al-Balad
Author: James Parry
Book Language: English