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Mecca

Saudi Arabian city and capital of the Makkah province

70km

21.439.8

Ta'if

Ta'if (pronounced "Taayef", also written Taif) is a city in western Saudi Arabia. It is in the mountains near Mecca and was once used as the summer capital, letting the royal family get out of the much hotter Riyadh.

140km

21.2666666740.41666667

Port Sudan

place in Red Sea State, Sudan

298km

19.616737.2167
Sights

King Fahd's Fountain

With a maximum height between 260 and 312 m, this fountain in the Red Sea is the tallest in the world. Water ejected reaches supersonic speeds of 375 km/h, and the amount of water in the air can exceed 16 m³. As a prominent landmark, it is visible from most parts of the city, and illuminated at night by over 500 spotlights. It was constructed between 1980 and 1983, and sponsored by King Fahd, hence its name.

6.9km

21.5155555639.145

Al-Shallal Theme Park

The park boasts of having the largest double looped roller coaster in the Asian continent. Operational since 2004, the roller coaster at the Theme Park is 34 m high and caters to more than 700 visitors/hr. The two storey entertainment building at the centre of the Park features an ice skating rink and a theme area, a roller skating rink and the Amazon Ride with a jungle theme, complete with life-size figures of animals, light and sound effects. The Amazon Ride is spread over an area of 1800 m2 with a lagoon and 15 m high waterfall. Seven restaurants, party rooms and a games arcade are housed in the entertainment building. The party rooms can be reserved by the public for birthday parties and private gatherings at reasonable rates. The park also has a European village theme area, a Far East village area and a large number of retail outlets for souvenirs and soft toys for the children. The complex has a separate building for car parking which can accommodate 300 cars plus an additional open air parking facility which has an additional capacity of 300 cars.

8.2km

21.567657239.1114354

Nasseef House

The former house of one of Jeddah's main trading families is now being renovated as a museum and cultural center. Great views from the top floors when it's open.

8.5km

21.4838888939.18777778

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Jeddah

Saudi Arabia
Jeddah is on the Red Sea in western Saudi Arabia. It is the kingdom's second largest city, with a population of approximately 3,400,000, and a major commercial center in the country. Jeddah is also the main entry point, either by air or sea, for pilgrims making the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina, the two most sacred cities of Islam. Both are a few hours inland from Jeddah.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

30°C17
Precipitation: 10 mm

Feb

30°C17
Precipitation: 1 mm

Mar

32°C18
Precipitation: 2 mm

Apr

35°C20
Precipitation: 5 mm

May

37°C23
Precipitation: 1 mm

Jun

38°C24
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Jul

39°C25
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Aug

38°C26
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Sep

38°C25
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Oct

36°C23
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Nov

34°C21
Precipitation: 18 mm

Dec

31°C18
Precipitation: 16 mm
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