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Gabel Street Souq

Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #5 of 8 shopping in Jeddah
Description: The bustling Balad marketplace includes this specialized market that sells electronics, perfumes, spices, dates, honey and household items.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Gabel Street is the last bastion of old Jeddah shopping. Don't look for the latest fashion and high-end offerings that have migrated north over the last couple of decades (I do believe that the high-end Gazzaz chain maintains a store in Al-Balad, however. Al-Balad and Gabel Street are what is left of a history of a Hejazi 'souk' - think... More

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