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Al-Balad, Jeddah

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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.
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  • I visited the Al Balad area in Nov 2019 and explored the old town of Jeddah for a few hours, stopping on the way for some tea at a local cafe. It's not quite as ready for tourism as other old towns...  more »
  • its good for being there.when i was work there.there are so good person who used to help others as a  more »

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