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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 this area about 11 or 12 days ago, can't remember exactly. As it is currently the Jeddah Season festival, the area was full of people and things going on which was great on one hand, but I.....  more
    I visited this area about 11 or 12 days ago, can't remember exactly. As it is currently the Jeddah Season festival, the area was full of people and things going on which was great on one hand, but I.....  more »
  • The first day unfortunately we reached the place when everything was closed but that was a great experience as all the beautiful streets were only for us. We could freely roam around and take... 
    The first day unfortunately we reached the place when everything was closed but that was a great experience as all the beautiful streets were only for us. We could freely roam around and take...  more »

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