7 Pictures That Show What A Historical Gem Al Balad In Jeddah Truly Is


AlBalad is one of the oldest parts of Jeddah, Saudi’s biggest city.

Balad can literally be translated as “The Town” and was founded in the seventh century

It used to be the centre of Jeddah, historically, and while Jeddah has developed a LOT since then, in some ways it is still the heart of the city.

Here are 7 pictures that show why visiting Al Balad is a must for anyone in Jeddah:

1. It is a living piece of history

2. And so beautiful

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3. it is like taking a trip back in time

4. Can be a bit of a paradox though…

5. It is a mini vacation from reality

6. And so instagram-esque

7. Must visit!

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