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Balad, Jeddah

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The historic heart of Jeddah, 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. Arrange your visit to Balad and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jeddah using our Jeddah trip generator.
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  • Jeddah's old town is an absolute must at a Jeddah travel. Here one finds little Laneways with old traditional houses and markets. Everything is within walking distance and also a UNESCO heritage site is available here.
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  • it's a typical place for shopping for all walks of life (any nationality)..you can find their everything you want to purchase in a reasonable price (gold is chipper than in other gold stores...etc) ac...  more »
  • Country historical site and very cool shopping there him particular pleasure, old country popular markets and appropriate and competitive prices too.
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