Mersal Village in Jeddah – Largest Theme Park in Kingdom

My quest for family entertainment activity led me to so-called largest theme park in kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Jungle Land in Mersal Village Northeast of Jeddah. After some web search, I found out the location of this theme park was a bit odd at outskirts of main city. Thanks to Nokia free navigation app, we reached there without much hassle.

Entrance to Jungle Land.

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The setting and environment of the amusement park was matching with the theme.

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It could be a good place for photography lovers.

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There was also a roller coaster but it was down for maintenance. However setting sun gave me a good opportunity for a good snap.

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Some water rides.

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and there was small ghost house as well. I didn’t go inside as it seemed to me pretty childish.

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American cow boys?  Definitely not a Saudi style. It was a shooting game though.

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In addition small tuck shops, there was a restaurant with nice indoor and outdoor dining.

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A gift shop with traditional Saudi architecture.

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It had a number of rides for all ages, kids to adults including women. Some might be surprised that why I specifically mentioned women? Because it’s one of the things women are not allowed (or not appreciated at least) in Saudi Arabia after driving which is legally ban in the kingdom.

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Finally our way back to home.

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Location & Coordinates

Coordinates of Jungle Land: 21.69717, 39.23372

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6 thoughts on “Mersal Village in Jeddah – Largest Theme Park in Kingdom”

  1. This was very famous whenI was in high school, I thought it has stopped its operation because Al Shalal and Happy Land were pretty much closer. I’d love to go there, but it’s just really far. 🙂

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