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Gabel Street Souq

Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #6 of 9 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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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

it nice old type of market and shopping area also you can get things cheaper then the rest of the city. but for me it not the worth the long trip and crowded road to reach there. but I'm sure any one who is coming fro western country will love the area.

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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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