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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  • Historical area I would recommend a visit, especially on Ramadan and enjoy the Ramadan shopping and walk among the old buildings
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  • Beautiful archaeological and historical area I advise everyone who visits his grandfather to visit an area of the country and in line with their market and their homes so wonderful
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  • The area is old and historic district contains the popular markets and cultural areas will catch a lot of signatures
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