Saudi Arabia Area Guides: Jeddah

Ar Rabwah Area Guide

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Crown Prince, Prime Minister, Saudi Arabia
Ar Rabwah
Jeddah, UAE
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Ar Rabwah has benefited from partial reconstruction as part of Jeddah's redevelopment project and is home to the newly opened (2022) and free Prince Majed park. It is the the largest park in Jeddah, and runs over 130,000 square metres. It is very much for families.

Within the park you'll also find the (paid for) Water Village. Visitors to it praise the amount it offers (chutes, slides, etc.), but - perhaps unsurprisingly - wish it was a little cheaper...

For more adult entertainment, the park has an amphitheatre that will put on cultural events, and accommodates more than 1,000 spectators.  There is also a venue for events with an area of 5,624 square meters

 The park also includes 1,000-meter walkway; 1,800-meter bikeway, in addition to Jeddah’s largest open children’s play area spreading over 9,730 square meters. Green areas cover 34 percent of the total area, with grass and natural trees, 918 trees and 382 palm trees, in addition to shrubs, soil covers and cacti.

Finally there is the tallest interactive fountain of its kind in public parks in Jeddah, with a height of 30 meters!

For lovers of creature comforts, Ar Rabwah has a Starbucks too!

Accommodation is very mixed. Towards the north of the city, buildings are newer, and there are a number of serviced apartments. We would expect gradual gentrification around the park area... Ar Rabwah is the home to the German International School, as well as a number of public schools.

Ar Rabwah Ratings





Family Friendly


Transport Links


Ar Rabwah Pros & Cons


The park
German International School
A Starbucks!


Very mixed accommodation
Can be a little scruffy

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