King Abdullah Economic City
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Explore the Middle East on your cruise to Saudi Arabia & Red Sea: About a 62 miles north of Jeddah you find the megaproject of the former King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud: King Abdullah Economic City.
The port of King Abdullah Economic City is part of the Maritime Silk Road that runs from the Chinese coast via the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean, and from there to the Upper Adriatic region of Trieste with its connections to Central and Eastern Europe.
Located near the coast of the beautiful Red Sea, the city is the perfect starting point for a relaxing and fun day at the beach. This city is also the gateway to explore Medina, one of Islam's two holiest cities - a key destination when traveling to Saudi Arabia and the Red Sea.
Medina is the second holiest city in the Arab world after Makkah, guests will have the chance to admire its beauty, visit the Dar Al Madinah Museum to discover the city's heritage and history, sample the local cuisine, walk on the wonderful square that surrounds Al-Masjid An-Nabawi, also known as the Prophet’s Mosque. It is considered the second most important site of Islamic pilgrimage.
MSC Cruises excursions offer plenty of exciting things to see including:
• Discover Madinah, the second holy place of Islam
• Sun & Fun the Yam Beach
• Horseback riding on the beach
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