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.
Al-Balad awakens after 5pm. If you wander the streets before that time, you are likely to pass only a few laborers performing daily chores or a small host of men on their way to or from their local... more »
In this Area you can see all the memories lifestyle. you can see the old school and houses. it was great time to see old lifestyle. more »
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