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Address: Souq Al Alawi | Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number: 966126472280
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See a 700-year-old flag mast and a 15th-century cannon at this restored...

See a 700-year-old flag mast and a 15th-century cannon at this restored building, one of several crumbling structures preserved by the government.

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I've been seeing this house since I was very little , in my childhood my eyes always try to catch the top of the house but I never did , when I pass by this house I can see a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tota1118
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London
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London
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197 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been seeing this house since I was very little , in my childhood my eyes always try to catch the top of the house but I never did , when I pass by this house I can see a history standing there , tells us about how was life that time , the life style for people who used... More 

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Thank Tota1118
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78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

See old jeddah where King Abdulaziz visited when arrived. This area is the historic Jeddah where all old Jeddah families lived. Must to visit to see traditions and culture.

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Thank Ahmed A
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a tour, to learn more about art, culture and heritage. Well maintained and you can connect with Art Jameel in Jeddah to find out more.

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Thank Mariam N
Saudi Arabia
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51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Biet Nassif - is so beautiful both inside and outside - I was very lucky to visit inside on more than one occasion - it was said that the King used to ride his horse inside the house!

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Thank jonomad1
Jeddah
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130 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

So much historical things here. From all over the middle east. 4 floors of interesting things to see.

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1 Thank Jedlynny
Canton, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you decided to visit al balad, which is old Jeddah, then you should probably go to Beit Nassif, which was an actual house where people use to live in. Now, this place is an open museum. You can't really see all the details, unless you call in, and try to make a reservation for a private tour to see... More 

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3 Thank Mohamad A
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

This museum is constructed for displaying their ancestors and ancient eyes and ancient history best place to visit and enjoy

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Thank Gulabi M
Vienna, Austria
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

the historical city is a must see, spare one hour and go visit the charming traditional wood work windows ''mashrabiyat'', carved doors, inspiring detailed artwork...

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Thank RiiiiiiiMa
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91 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

From the oldest area in Jeddah, the historical area the largest in the world, Bite Nassef is a wetness of how Jeddah was. From the Sharief era to King Abdulaziz days, Biet Nasseif says a lot .

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Thank Ahmad K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

بِسْم الله الرحمن الرحيم مقعد القهوه الثقافي يرحب بكم وهو اول مقهي ثقافي يخدم المنطقة التاريخيه U r welcome in our old cafe magad it's so nice place to see sure u will love this place

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