Jeddah: Jeddah’s new waterfront is now open for visitors. The colossal project was officially inaugu-rated on Wednesday during a grand opening ceremony led by Prince Khalid Al Faisal, the Emir of Mak-kah region.
The new waterfront attractions—which spans an area of 730,000 kilometres along the city’s 4.5 kilome-tre-long coastline on the Red Sea—cost SR 800 million.
It has three new beaches for swimming, 25 huts, 100 washrooms and a 125-metre dock stretching into the sea.
In addition, it has restaurants, parks, and play areas for children.
The water front also features a 480-metre sea wall, dancing fountains, access to Wi-Fi, and facilities for the disabled.
LED lights and high-tech surveillance cameras were also installed.
The area can accommodate 120,000 people at one time and has a parking capacity of 3,000 cars.