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my life is there

at any time you can go and visit a worked in the area more than 10 years a lot of things you can... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Companion798003
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Nostalgic Hejazi tour

I had been to Qabel street many and ever since it gives a feeling of the starting days of this... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
shaz966
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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The bustling Balad marketplace includes this specialized market that sells electronics, perfumes, spices, dates, honey and household items.
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

at any time you can go and visit a worked in the area more than 10 years a lot of things you can buy with the price you asked

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

I had been to Qabel street many and ever since it gives a feeling of the starting days of this Jeddah city. once would definitely feel nostalgic while roaming around in the old quarter of Jeddah.

Thank shaz966
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice market near the older part of town. Nothing I would like to buy really but worth a look for the old buildings and atmosphere. Good shwarma also.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This street was the heart of jeddah since more than 50 years. Now, you can see old building and cheap shops for normal and traditional saudi dresses, gold and well as most items. ENJOY THERE

Thank mamdouh1977
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It was the old centeral shooppping for the people of jeddah before the spread of malls,,, but now for cheap or low quality goods!

Thank ProfSalim
Reviewed 10 December 2017

this is historic city of jeddah.shopping street for jeddah gold market also here i like this place ...

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Madinat Al Taibat is built as a museum for the Hijazi Heritage. It has all the traditional Saudi customs but the architecture of the building was done as per the original Hijazi

Thank 271amals
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Gabel Street Souq used to be the heart of Jeddah business district. The hustle and bustle is not what it used to be. Lots of "made in china" stuff dot the place. The once booming place was home to small currency exchange shops that did...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

this street one of the famous streets in jeddah if the not the famous ind consider historical place really very nice to visit especially at the holly month ramadan nights

Thank daralaman
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This historic old market has been named after the gabel family name. It's an old street with some street shopping all over the place. It's 2017 and Saudi is a very hot country. Don't go to any street shopping in a hot country. I try...More

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