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Address: | Industrial Estate, Phase 3, Road 35, Street 33, Jeddah 21481, Saudi Arabia
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536052216
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Reminiscent of the Arabian nights fairytales, this vibrant marketplace with...

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.

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old naseef house, gold souk a must see. go at night.

I live in jeddah and this is a standard tourist destination. Good nearby shops. gold souk, naseef house, juffali mosque interesting places to visit besides the shops

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in jeddah and this is a standard tourist destination. Good nearby shops. gold souk, naseef house, juffali mosque interesting places to visit besides the shops

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to go there for shopping or to see historical Jeddah go at night through day time. It will be a nice experience. All type of shops available in different areas. Please pring with you Halals or bundle of one riyal to pay for the parking as the free parking is unavailable there.

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Thank malik I
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Balad is a meeting spot for many, very heart of Jeddah and best place for shopping for many years, the old town and many tourist attractions are nearby.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

main attraction in the old Jeedah, You can found many shops for everything. many events placed near to this area. Best place to buy perfume and clothes.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic old suq. Wear your closed walking shoes and not only your abaya, but hijab, too, then enjoy walking all over and take in the hustle and bustle. Although taking photos is not "allowed" in Saudi Arabia, if you don't point the camera at anyone specifically, you can get interesting pictures. If you want a photo of a specific person... More 

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Cairo
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very good place for buying every thing starting from fresh fruits and vegetables to oud and house essents, also meswaak

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Thank Kareemhatim
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to have a look at our history. Wherever you are coming from you will feel the history at such places. Don't miss visiting it.

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Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still have almost all of the old city vintage homes, schools, mosques, streets, and even City big Gates. Also, old markets that can be confusing and easy to get lost in, but it's safe and can be fun experience. Hotels, malls, transportation are all available and can be suitable for any type of visitors and tourists.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place to buy Arab traditional stuff. Many people you see are without families and coming for holiday's shopping. Food street, road side restaurants, electronics, textile, street vendors etc. Worth visiting but you have to be careful while holding up kids as they might get misplace due to huge crowds on weekend. Local police is cooperative in Saudi markets.

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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Al Balad in Jeddah is the oldest part of the city. Balad means "town" in the Arabic language. Located within the city walls (which no longer exist) is Masjid al Shaf'i or the Shaf'i Mosque. This is a MUST SEE! Parts of the masjid date back to the time of the Caliph Omar bin al Khataab. It is built in... More 

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