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Old Bazaar

Address: Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #7 of 14 Attractions in Medina
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks
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Trivandrum
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

In one of the old bazaar madinahmain streets of the city, leading to the Prophet Mosque, you will find an extremely busy and crowded but really amazing place: The Old Bazaar. Between the shouting salesmen and packed stalls you can buy a wide variety of typical Arabian products. It’s a great place to souvenir hunting. Your visit to Madinah would... More 

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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43 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The stuff are being sold are same alomst. But walking around especially after ishaa pray is nice ..you can bargin don't buy directly ..as I mention there is nothing special but looking more than buying .I would find some other place to buy souvenirs like teba mall ..

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Alexandria, Egypt
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

you can have really brand products and perfumes with high discount rates during high seasons. it is worth a visit but don't let it discharge you from the real reason of your visit to Madina, it is really a big trap, try to avoid, Prayers come number 1

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

huge construction, redevelopment and major expansion of the Madina Mosque and new blocks of hotels adjoining the mosque has pushed the bazaars and souks of Madina to the outskirts. these developments have brought in new airconditioned arcades and shopping centres that have lost the old country feel. However, if you are searching for the old style markets and souk feel,... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Any middle eastern country has bazaars and Medina is no exception. It is the usual range of clothes, nick-naks, fruit and veg mixed in with dates, perfumes and in the background jewellery shops. The Medina bazaars have been cut down in recent years as redevelopment has taken place. Haggling is expected but pretty soon you find most of the stalls... More 

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