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Biet Nassif

Souq Al Alawi | Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
+966 12 647 2280
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Nice house 🏠

This is a nice house that you can take pictures of and visit inside. Think it is closed at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott8446
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful History

The entire old neighborhood of Balad offers fantastic examples of Arab architecture dating back to... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
scottemac00
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Enterprise, Alabama
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See a 700-year-old flag mast and a 15th-century cannon at this restored building, one of several crumbling structures preserved by the government.
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Souq Al Alawi | Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
+966 12 647 2280
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice house that you can take pictures of and visit inside. Think it is closed at the weekends.

Thank Scott8446
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The entire old neighborhood of Balad offers fantastic examples of Arab architecture dating back to the 1920s and older. Biet Nassif is a superb example of an initiative to preserve historic homes, buildings, and artifacts from the era of King Abdul Azziz. If you park...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I was really excited to visit this place after reading all the reviews. What a disappointment. It's an absolutely beautiful building, don't get me wrong, but it's not open to the public - at least that's what every shopkeeper on the square told us. We...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Its an ancient private property located in the downtown of "Jeddah City" which is preserved and now listed as "World Heritage Sights". It is worth to see especially for the people who loves the history. It exhibits the old construction and living style of the...More

Thank tajammali2017
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a very big house, however, the house was not open for public at the time when we visited. There is a famous juice shop in the lane next to the house (towards the right side). The house makes for some good clicks!

Thank Nabeel K
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is in an old district, and the most famous building in the area, connected to the formation of Saudi Arabia. The online opening hours information is incorrect as it only opens for diplomats, and for the public occasionally, when exactly is a mystery. If...More

Thank Yasmeen M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Biet Nassif represents an era historical period if Jeddah. It was built on 1872 and located in the centre of the city. It belongs to Mr. Omar Afandi Nassif one of the most famous families who resident in Jeddah since hundreds of years ago. The...More

Thank sharkhunter2015
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

One of the MOST important landmarks associated with Balad and OLD Jeddah. The location is great and the restoration of the project has been well executed.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I like walking in history , this area really reminds me of the Movie Arabian Nights starring Christopher Lee as the bady ..remember its hot and very humid ..

Thank khaled y
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

just one of the last remain old Jeddah traditional houses,,,,, its good to see , but you will find ot very hard to find a parking place!!!

Thank ProfSalim
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