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Balad

| Industrial Estate, Phase 3, Road 35, Street 33, Jeddah 21481, Saudi Arabia
+966 53 605 2216
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Most famous area in Jeddah

Balad is the famous business area in Jeddah where we can find many items at wholesale prices, it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
muhammad s
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A very old and historical place

I like it and they also have a lot of things there. Like food, clothes, bags, accessories, and many... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aya G
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Reminiscent of the Arabian nights fairytales, this vibrant marketplace with multi-storied mud brick and stone buildings sells everything from textiles and sparkling silver and gold ornaments to spices and honey.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old city” (35 reviews)
“historical area” (14 reviews)
“market area” (6 reviews)
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| Industrial Estate, Phase 3, Road 35, Street 33, Jeddah 21481, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Balad is the famous business area in Jeddah where we can find many items at wholesale prices, it has many markets like perfumes market, watches market, ready made garments market, clothes and suiting market, honey market, etc. So if you wanna go to Jeddah it...More

Thank muhammad s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like it and they also have a lot of things there. Like food, clothes, bags, accessories, and many more

Thank Aya G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are lots of hidden jewels in the Balad area. The easter side of Gabel Street has lots of historical sites that are now being renovated and accessible due to the wonderful renovation of the streets and buildings in the neighborhood.

Thank theachabacha1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a unique and old heritage site that you will find in Jeddah. You can stroll along the streets and have the best brands in malls parallel to street shopping. Stop over for a plate of Baleela or Kebdah and visit old houses (such...More

Thank Nabeel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

its a good place to visit and you will find lots of interesting things in the history district which is located there and it's a big shopping area shopping you should visit it like for 3 hours that's enough and there is a big Mosque...More

Thank Abdur rahman S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can buy all thing here very cheap and good quality if I go vacation I buy all thing from here good

Thank Mohamed F
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

There are lot of shops available in this area. You can buy type of materials like cloth, gold, watches, household items extra. The rates are reasonable and you can bargain with them.

Thank Syed S
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Al Balad is a gem in this otherwise not so attractive city. No cars, easy to walk, interesting little shops and art galleries.

Thank eleblue
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Free place to visit for bachelors , even young couple can also visit for shopping as we know Saudi are basically job populated by bachelors so you will get each and every corner to them, But don’t worry in Jeddah you can find some of...More

Thank Azimullahshah
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The only truly nice place in the city where you can feel an arabic atmosphere. It is a bit dirty but nothing you won't see in other parts of city.

Thank Amila S
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drdivyakt308
28 December 2017|
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Response from Ishtiaq R | Reviewed this property |
Verify carat of gold 21/22 and the amount they will charge for making ornaments separately . No specific We should advise . You may also look at Yamama gold market at Jeddah.
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drdivyakt308
28 December 2017|
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Response from Aya G | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure tho
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Floreka
8 March 2017|
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Response from surayu75 | Reviewed this property |
Most shop open after 5pm. as for lunch, i prefer to have it somewhere else since most shop close on friday morning until after Asar prayer.
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