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Al Balad - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
18 Apr — 19 Apr2
Al Balad - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Al Balad:€48/night
Cheapest price found:€35/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
€36 - €73
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
€36 - €356
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Where to stay in Al Balad

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About Al Balad

Al-Balad is the historic centre of the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia and one of the most important cultural areas in the state. The ancient city is decorated with architectural beauty and historic vibes that attribute to its thriving tourist population. It is listed as a prominent UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its concentration of remarkably preserved attractions.

Al-Balad’s reigning landmarks include the impressive gates of Medina and Makkah and the Al-Naseef House which is an architectural masterpiece that now serves as a public museum. The Jeddah Municipality Museum is another popular tourist attraction and the Al Shafei Mosque one of the most well-preserved cultural buildings in the area. Popular tourist activities include exploring the unique markets, souvenir shopping, and visiting any of the Shisha Cafes or Hookah Cafes that preside throughout much of the area.

Taxis and cars are the predominant forms of transportation around the city of Jeddah although some minivans route between points of interest. Walking is the most popular and convenient way of exploring the historic district of Al-Balad.

The history of the ancient city centre dates back to the 7th century although a population shift away from the area occurred with the destruction of the surrounding city walls. In the early 2000s efforts at preservation resulted in its final enlistment as a UNESCO Heritage Site in 2014.

Facts about staying in Al Balad, Jeddah

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  • What are the best hotels in Al Balad?

    Touq Balad, rated with a score of 8.1 from 950 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Al Balad.

  • What is a good hotel near King Fahd's Fountain?

    With a rating of 7.6/10 from 2,308 reviews, Intercontinental Jeddah, An IHG Hotel is a hotel close to King Fahd's Fountain that is highly recommended by HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Al Balad near Red Sea Mall?

    Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Corniche is a hotel near Red Sea Mall that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.4 from 3,499 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Fakieh Aquarium?

    677 HotelsCombined reviews of Rosewood Jeddah score it 8.6/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near Fakieh Aquarium.

  • How much do hotels in Al Balad cost?

    €39/night is the average price of a hotel in Al Balad, based on HotelsCombined searches over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Al Balad?

    €39/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in Al Balad by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Al Balad?

    The top three landmarks in Al Balad are:-King Fahd's Fountain, which you can visit while staying in Jeddah-Red Sea Mall, which you can visit while staying in Jeddah-Fakieh Aquarium, which you can visit while staying in Jeddah

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