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Balad

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Address: | Fax Number, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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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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A visit to Jeddah will not be complete without seeing Balad,. Here one can see the past history of the city, You will see exceptional architecture. Some of the buildings are now... read more

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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A visit to Jeddah will not be complete without seeing Balad,. Here one can see the past history of the city, You will see exceptional architecture. Some of the buildings are now being restored and one should expect it isn a few years to be even ore inviting. Don't miss Bet Nassif, try and see the different markets.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One thing I like in my travel in Jeddah is because of shopping. I enjoyed buying abayas with latest fashion in it. You may see alot of stores and even vendors sold here in a very cheap price in best quality. You must know how to deal and choose the right product. Higly recommended.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You will find the history and culture of old Saudi Arabia. The blend of old and modern architecture for middle eastern region is here. Couple of buildings are declared as international heritage and looking them gives you the insight of the Arab livings in old ages.

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Oradea, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Souvenirs, local goods, jewelery, outwears,scarfs, spices, cosmetics, food and lots more. Best place to shop and shop cheap!

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Balad is name of an area where we get hundreds of shopping options for almost everything from Gold to Dry fruits. It is a crowded area where you are supposed to Park away and then walk on foot to your required location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best place to shop every thing. Every thing available on low prices best quality what ever you need.

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Douz, Tunisia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are passing by jeddah, this is a must see. a crowded market with everything that you might need. gifts, gold, clothes etc

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Balad with some Saudi friends, there is some amazing architecture, but go with someone who can tell you about the history of these buildings, the old city walls and gates, the house were the King Stayed, the old well, the first school, all very interesting and finish with a traditional Arab meal, which is also very good, we... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's a typical place for shopping for all walks of life (any nationality)..you can find their everything you want to purchase in a reasonable price (gold is chipper than in other gold stores...etc) accessible by any means of transportation..

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Jeddah, never ever miss to drop by Balad as this is the closest one can get to the Philippines. Jollibee, Boracay & Laguna Resto, barber shops, kakanins & pandesals are just a few things that will remind you of home. Pinoy groceries are also available in the area where you will be surprised to see Pinoy... More 

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