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Address: Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Description: The bustling Balad marketplace includes this specialized market that sells...
The bustling Balad marketplace includes this specialized market that sells electronics, perfumes, spices, dates, honey and household items.
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Traditional Jeddah

One of the oldest streets, traditional coffee shops and restaurants, shops are many and visiting is a must if you are visiting Jeddah

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Thamir A
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

One of the oldest streets, traditional coffee shops and restaurants, shops are many and visiting is a must if you are visiting Jeddah

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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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