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Al-Balad, Jeddah

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Jeddah
The historic heart of Jeddah, Al-Balad is a World Heritage Site and charming maze of 7th-century architecture. Formerly the center of the city, the district contains lively piazzas, historic merchant houses, winding lanes, and ornate mosques. Find yourself a locally made bargain at one of the souks before stopping at a cozy eatery for some gems of traditional cuisine. To immerse yourself fully in the region's history, hook up a local guide. To visit Al-Balad on your holiday in Jeddah, and find out what else Jeddah has to offer, use our Jeddah itinerary builder .
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  • The old town of Jeddah, with its many small shops and market, was an experience on Friday evening. Crowds of many cultures, smells, colors ... This is how you get to know the people of Jeddah and their lives.
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  • Every wekk my day off I have been many time in balad and I miss those place to purchase the items in less price and there is many shops to check everything.  more »
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