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madeinjeddah|The Pizza Mosque

Pizza_Mosque

The Pizza Mosque exemplifies Jeddah’s tolerance and casual attitude towards Religion within the context of daily life. Despite the Pizza symbolizing the encroachment of Western culture in a traditional society, in the end, it has joined the ranks of  international food amongst the array of cuisine that fills the multi-ethnic city. Hence, Jeddah’s dual role of gateway to the holy places and commercial and maritime capital of the Kingdom is reflected in this contemporary urban creation.

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This entry was posted on January 5, 2015 by in Made in Jeddah and tagged , , , , , , , .
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