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Jeddah Mosques Variations

Saudi Arabia is abundant with mosques every few blocks or so.  Along the freeways, places to pray are provided for travelers, even in the middle of nowhere.  Some mosques are enormous and stately, while others are tiny and old and … Continue reading

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Jeddah Buildings and Skies

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Jeddah Buildings and Skies

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Jeddah Sky Banners and Pretty Minaret

These shiny green and gold banners were up for the recent Saudi National Day. They caught the sunlight and flashed like crazy in the breeze.   I love the dome and minaret of the mosque below, but unfortunately the empty lot … Continue reading

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Jeddah Trio of Minarets

A minaret in silhouette.  A minaret in a business plaza.  And a minaret  rising up in the city.  This post links to – SKYWATCH     from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/09/jeddah-trio-of-minarets.html

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Elegant Minaret

The minaret of this mosque is very elegant and graceful, don’t you think?  In addition to the minaret, many mosques also have a dome (or several).  Both the minaret and the domes are often topped with the symbol of the … Continue reading

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Mosque Near Bird and Animal Souk

I like the minaret on this mosque. Notice the loud speakers located on it for the calls to prayer.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/08/mosque-near-bird-and-animal-souk.html

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Jeddah Mosque New Construction

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Minaret Styles

Minarets are easy to spot here in Saudi Arabia because they tower above buildings into the sky.  There are many different styles of minarets.  Usually visible on the minarets are the speakers which broadcast the five times daily calls to … Continue reading

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Jeddah Neighborhood Mosque

Every neighborhood in Saudi Arabia has a mosque – or several – within walking distance.  Since Muslims pray five times daily, mosques are conveniently located so men can easily drop whatever they are doing when they hear the call to … Continue reading

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