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Address: | Industrial Estate, Phase 3, Road 35, Street 33, Jeddah 21481, 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 great place to visit with the family during RAMADAN

Visting Balad tonight where they had the RAMADAN festival. Well organized and suitable and a very good experience for the children. Many places to eat from a different variety... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 June 2016
Yousef A
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Jeddah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The historic Balad (means the Town ) district is hundred of years old. Walking through Al-Alawi lane and smelling spicy odors from the shop reminds me of my childhood 45 years ago. There, all you need to do is walk and watch the old buildings. By the way, all original Jeddah families once lived in the district. It's divided in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Visting Balad tonight where they had the RAMADAN festival. Well organized and suitable and a very good experience for the children. Many places to eat from a different variety of food. Plan to have your Suhur there. Try to wear light summer clothes because of the humidity.

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Thank Yousef A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Nice place to see old traditional Jeddah like buildings, food, shops and life style.... Personally I liked the buildings style and the traditional food.

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Thank Ahmad M
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

U get to see how the people used to live in the area its a huge old recreated neighborhood that has old shops,restaurants , street food, juices, sitting areas, amazing. U find the locals sell and cook in the area Love

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a must see! It has beautiful old buildings with wooden moucharabiehs. The entire area is a souk where you can find spices, clothing, fabric, gold jewelry, fruits and vegetables, kitchenware, etc. etc. It covers a HUGE area and the deeper you go, the more fascinating it becomes!!!

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Balad is very special for all jeddah people. Shopping streets , historical area, restaurants and meet lot of people here.

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Jeddah, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

the old city, where was the begin of Jeddah this place is very nice & you can learn more about the old civilization in the city

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Thank Abdullah M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This place is a historical place I would suggest every traveller to visit this place there is museum too about historical place .many shops r also there in this place almost all the shops are for selling indian dresses and also there is mahmal centre,a mall where there r shops and also there is a corniche centre which is beautiful... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit in Jeddah if you are interested to see how was this city before 50 years.

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Thank 202Abdullah
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Balad is KSA historical place in jeddah is located in middle in jeddah big shooping place for middle class. Every thing is available in balad various types of Spray, toys,clothes,Dates,Dryfroots,mobiles, and vage tables market available in balad, Indian Dhosa restaurant in balad

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