The Jeddah city has over 1,300 mosques. Since the 7th century, Jeddah has hosted millions of Muslim pilgrims from all over the world on their way to Hajj. This merge with pilgrims has a major impact on the society, religion, and economy of Jeddah.
ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY: Below are some of the scripts and styles being shown at the Saudi Arabian Society for Arabic Calligraphy exhibition at the Jeddah International Book Fair. A wide variety of styles and scripts are shown, including Kufic and Diwani.