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Amazing Gateway

The Gate of Makkah‎ (Bawwabat Makka), also known as Quran Gate (Bawwabat al-Quran), is... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Hammamet, Tunisia
via mobile
not a tourest spot!

well, I think it is not a tourest place to visit, nothing to see, just traffic jam, many cars, no... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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This imposing gate is the only remnant of the huge wall that used to surround Jiddah.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“holy book” (2 reviews)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Gate of Makkah‎ (Bawwabat Makka), also known as Quran Gate (Bawwabat al-Quran), is an arch gateway monumental on the Makkah al-Mukkarramah road of the Jeddah–Makkah Highway. It is the entrance to Mecca and the birthplace of prophet Muhammad .The Gateway is built in 1979 as an arch over road. The main part is structure of the Islam's Holy...More

Thank Elyes-Benachour
Reviewed 12 July 2017

well, I think it is not a tourest place to visit, nothing to see, just traffic jam, many cars, no parking places!

Thank ProfSalim
Reviewed 10 April 2017

an old market contains alot of cheap shops mainly selling clothes but most of the time the place is very crouded and its very hard to go there specialy at night

Reviewed 8 March 2017

makkah gate (bab Makkah) it self is a gate when jeddah in old time had a surrounding wall and gate and that door use to to be used for people who is going to or coming from Makkah now its surrounded with a traditional market...More

Thank Marwan69
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is beginning Road of Makkah from Jeddah is called Bob Makkah. But now a another landmark is made on Makkah Jeddah road it is also called Makkah Gates it is book Shape Building over the both side of roads where the Makkkah boundary is...More

1  Thank yousaf s
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Bab makkah is the traditional market that is specialized in grocery whole sales , vegetable market and spices , rice , sugar etc. The drive will take you to the famoud Madhloum ditrict at the end of Bab Mekkah before you reach minsitry of extrnal...More

1  Thank FIbrahim
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Nice place in Jeddah to visit and to remember the past. You will find old populare restaurants and shops.

Thank 2Waleed
Reviewed 15 December 2016

it is a prominent landmark of Jeddah. a place from where people would come and go to Makkah after leaving ships for Haj or Umra. It is located in the old part of the city and crowded area with a lot of stores, old malls,...More

Thank Km I
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Makkah Gate (bab Makkah in Arabic), is part of old Jeddah which is very famous for souvenir shopping. It's bit crowded and most of the low-fare taxis/ vans to Makkah leave from here. Many reviewers have mistaken this location with 'Quranic Symbol' landmark on Jeddah-Makkah...More

Thank skTripAdvFB
Reviewed 25 October 2016

it is a prominent landmark of Jeddah and Mecca, both together, it looks beautiful but to me it was not something special, although it is pity if you don't see such a landmark

Thank ella3030
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