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Old Bazaar

Medina, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #9 of 13 Attractions in Medina
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Alexandria, Egypt
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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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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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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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