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Very Usefull

This is near to masjid Al Nabawi and very useful for Hajees and umrah passengers. Reasonable rate... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Syed S
via mobile

These are nothing but roadside shops displaying the wares so as to attract the pilgrims who visit... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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“gifts” (4 reviews)
“perfume” (4 reviews)
“ladies” (2 reviews)
Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is near to masjid Al Nabawi and very useful for Hajees and umrah passengers. Reasonable rate and cheap.

1  Thank Syed S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

These are nothing but roadside shops displaying the wares so as to attract the pilgrims who visit the Haram of Medinah five times a day for prayers. These shops with glittering gold jewellery, clothes, varieties of dates, gift items, ladies handbags, bangles,clips etc., is nothing...More

5  Thank mdkhaleel
Reviewed 29 March 2017

From $1 to $1000. You can get anything you like such as gifts, tabbaruk, perfume, gold (recommended).

3  Thank Zain Z
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Old bazaar is near Masjid-un-Nabi where sellers attract visitors to sell gifts and sovereign. Low price items which usually people buy for gift for relatives.

3  Thank Kausar W
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

I'll say no one will suggest or forbid to shop from such bazar as everyone pass by it to approach Harram. Stall keepers know language of potential buyers and have almost all stuff to distract people from actual purpose of being there specifically ladies,gifts,perfume,clothes,toys,fruits etc...More

9  Thank Rizwan M
Reviewed 9 December 2014

In one of the old bazaar madinahmain streets of the city, leading to the Prophet Mosque, you will find an extremely busy and crowded but really amazing place: The Old Bazaar. Between the shouting salesmen and packed stalls you can buy a wide variety of...More

43  Thank Sajeed K
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

The stuff are being sold are same alomst. But walking around especially after ishaa pray is nice ..you can bargin don't buy directly ..as I mention there is nothing special but looking more than buying .I would find some other place to buy souvenirs like...More

8  Thank mechil
Reviewed 23 October 2013

you can have really brand products and perfumes with high discount rates during high seasons. it is worth a visit but don't let it discharge you from the real reason of your visit to Madina, it is really a big trap, try to avoid, Prayers...More

17  Thank samerelsayary
Reviewed 29 May 2013

huge construction, redevelopment and major expansion of the Madina Mosque and new blocks of hotels adjoining the mosque has pushed the bazaars and souks of Madina to the outskirts. these developments have brought in new airconditioned arcades and shopping centres that have lost the old...More

13  Thank scottyboy_powerhouse
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Any middle eastern country has bazaars and Medina is no exception. It is the usual range of clothes, nick-naks, fruit and veg mixed in with dates, perfumes and in the background jewellery shops. The Medina bazaars have been cut down in recent years as redevelopment...More

5  Thank PrestonGuild
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