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Balad

| Industrial Estate, Phase 3, Road 35, Street 33, Jeddah 21481, Saudi Arabia
+966 53 605 2216
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Jeddah old town

recently this area was devloped to be a tourism attraction. lots of activities and shops around. it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ahmed A
A place of all trades

Al Balad is a shopping and eating spot. You can find anything: dress (Abaya... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
zoaqui
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old city” (36 reviews)
“gold market” (13 reviews)
“historical area” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
| Industrial Estate, Phase 3, Road 35, Street 33, Jeddah 21481, Saudi Arabia
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+966 53 605 2216
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"old city"
in 36 reviews
"gold market"
in 13 reviews
"historical area"
in 15 reviews
"world heritage site"
in 9 reviews
"dry fruits"
in 6 reviews
"traditional food"
in 11 reviews
"street vendors"
in 7 reviews
"street food"
in 6 reviews
"prayer times"
in 10 reviews
"shopping centre"
in 6 reviews
"old style"
in 6 reviews
"juice"
in 6 reviews
"saudi arabia"
in 23 reviews
"visit this place"
in 7 reviews
"jeddah city"
in 11 reviews
"nice place"
in 12 reviews
"bargain"
in 38 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

recently this area was devloped to be a tourism attraction. lots of activities and shops around. it is the old jeddah and building are old with uniqye archetecture.

Thank Ahmed A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Al Balad is a shopping and eating spot. You can find anything: dress (Abaya haven),shoes,electronics, jewelries, perfume, home decor, accesories, anything. There's a park that are filled with goodies and bargains. The food stalls that we saw are mostly Asian.

Thank zoaqui
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meeting people from all around the globe may one of the highlight in this place, people hang around, shopping and eating in different resto the price of commodities in market is very affordable.

Thank limraced
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting Balad. Some lovely buildings history Street food and markets. Pretty relaxed and saw some people walking around in shorts.

Thank Scott8446
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

It is a must to visit this historiacl area. Unfortunatefy, it needs renovation, because all previous renovation work is gone.

Thank BDV12
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Historic place in Jeddah This is the old historic Jeddah, core of Jeddah It became crowder, and always there's no parking. It became a touristic place Commercial, historic and entertaining place

Thank KhalidYousif
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

One of best places in jeddah for shopping . You can find restaurants , electronics shop ( Cameras , Mobiles etc) , clothes , gold . Its a nice place to visit ..

Thank Mohamed D
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

There are several spots in old Jeddah town which has history such as the city old fence and gates. There is also old canon from Portugal imperial time where they tried to invalid this part of the world 18 century and failed . There are...More

Thank Ghassan A
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice and worm area. Ols and authentic. Crowded on the weekends. The most negative thing is that you cant find parking easily. Use the paid parking. This place show you the old city and famous old traditions. Nice for tourists.

Thank Halima A
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I have recently moved to Jeddah for work and my visit to Balad was quite pleasant. Gave me a feel of a real old Arabian town (like what I saw in movies). Cheaper shopping and mixed variety of attractions.

Thank Tafsir A
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Eress Allen D
8 June 2018|
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Response from aggarwalaparna | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I travelled to balad by taxi on both occassions. Sorry to say that I m clueless about the bus service connecting the areas. Hope someone else can help u.
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christinenervz
10 April 2018|
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Response from drkarimzanaty | Reviewed this property |
In Balad it seems its copy not original products. I suggest for this issue MAC - Makyagy - big known brands to gurantee quality
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Raffy L
8 February 2018|
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Response from Mohammad Israil S | Reviewed this property |
You can go near by restaurants, there are many it depend on your taste, and for DSLR camera, you can visit nearby Abdulwahed Store or Extra store .
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