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. To visit Balad on your holiday in Jeddah, and find out what else Jeddah has to offer, use our Jeddah itinerary builder .
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  • Balad is a wholesale and retail shopping area which is visited by the congregation ' and especially from Indonesia. Therefore the pedagngnya many have little speak Indonesia because Indonesia is known to love to shop. There are no sellers of the legendary Oedin Mang meatballs taste fair to treat nostalgia cuisine of Indonesia. According to my shops are not attractive as standard prices and not cheap at all. Even if you don't know the price can actually buy with a more expensive price. The atmosphere is similar to the morning Market in the Tanah Abang long. In each store a rather large diaediakan toilet and a place to pray.
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  • Balad is the famous business area in Jeddah where we can find many items at wholesale prices, it has many markets like perfumes market, watches market, ready made garments market, clothes and suiting ...  more »
  • For lovers of heritage and old houses and wander on foot between the alleys and taste very nice specialties and recommend to visit.
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A major pilgrimage and commercial site with large numbers of visitors year-round, Jeddah offers a wide range of accommodations, ranging from low-budget to super deluxe. Hotels spread primarily along the north part of the town port, with another large cluster found in Mecca. Beachfront establishments can be found predominantly in Atallah Happy Land Park in the north, and in Al Hamra’a next to the port, while budget hotels are scattered around Al Faisaliyah. You can find most major international chain hotels throughout the city. Outside Hajj season, accommodation in Jeddah is generally cheaper than that in Riyadh.
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