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Address: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Description: This imposing gate is the only remnant of the huge wall that used to...
This imposing gate is the only remnant of the huge wall that used to surround Jiddah.
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Jeddah Old Downtown

This is really the heart of Jeddah old town. Crowded area with a lot of stores and old malls and tall towers. A lot of governmental authorities are there too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Makkah Al-Mukaramma
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81 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Since known times, a place from where people would go & come from Makkah after leaving ships for UMRA/ Haj or trade tour. Used to be and still a business hub. Crowded always. It's really beautiful to see and enjoy this historical place

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the place that i loved.this place that i go to it almost once per months.this place that i have to go because my grandfather lives there by the way its not bad its somewhat good and you can see old houses there and you can find everything you want

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Jeddah
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's a taxi and bus stop from where taxis can be hired for holy city of Makkah mukarramah . It has old city and old whole sale shops nearby.

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Amman, Jordan
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You get to see it as you enter Makkah on your way for Umrah or Hajj. It looks nice but it's not an attraction. Keep driving.

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Middle East
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84 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The bab-makkah is the standard disembarking point of cars that come to Jeddah from Makkah and other northerly cities. It is a bustling, crowded area with delis (here they call them buffiyas), people, screaming taxi drivers waiting for their cabs to fill up with passengers to go back to Taif. There is also a very busy meat market down one... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A spot which is very crowded and full of shopping options. It is located in the old part of the city. It worth going at least once per visit.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is really the heart of Jeddah old town. Crowded area with a lot of stores and old malls and tall towers. A lot of governmental authorities are there too.

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Yanbu, Saudi Arabia
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37 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I consider its importance as it is a historical place...the grave of great grandmother of mankind...

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197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It makes a good starting point for a tour of Al Balad district (Jeddah Old City) but as a tourist attraction itself, it is quite plain. The surrounding area is of much more interest.

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My building is actually metres away from this historical gate...i have lived here for 20 years of my life..

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Address: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Location: Middle East  >  Saudi Arabia  >  Makkah Province  >  Jeddah

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