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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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Skywatch – Minarets and Clouds

To  visit MORE friendly skies around the world, fly on over to SKYWATCH  where you’ll find beautiful skies posted by bloggers all over the world. from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/04/skywatch-minarets-and-clouds.html

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Birds and Buildings in Balad

A cloud covered dramatic sky beckons the birds snacking on the ground A lone cyclist approaches a mosque And toward the secrets held within the ancient buildings of Al Balad from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2020/04/birds-and-buildings-in-balad.html

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SkyWatch: Yellow Mosque

I’ve never seen a mosque such a bright color as this one! This is a brand new mosque near downtown Jeddah. I’m guessing that it was built by a businessman who also built the matching colored apartment building behind and … Continue reading

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Minaret Topper Shop

Mosques are distinctive by their minarets. Most minarets are topped off with a crescent moon shape, which has come to symbolize Islam. The crescent moon plays an important role in the religion. The sighting of the new crescent moon with … Continue reading

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