Souq Al Alawi
This souq runs off Al Dahab St and is the most extensive in the Kingdom. The market stalls cut into the heart of the old city and buzz...
General Directory for Culture & Tourism in Jeddah
The General Directory for Culture & Tourism in Jeddah organises an excellent 'lecture and walking tour' of Jeddah's history and...
Al Shafee Mosque
Restaurant Ful & Hummus
For a filling breakfast of bread and fool , do as the locals do and head here. It lies a couple of doors down from Khayyam Al-Rabie...
Naseef House information
Jeddah’s old coral houses are in a sorry state. Unique among the sea of dilapidation is the restored Naseef House, which belonged to one of Jeddah’s most powerful trading families. It’s set back from Souq Al Alawi – look out for the wide ramps installed by King Abdul Aziz in place of staircases so that camel-mounted messengers could ride all the way to the upper terrace in order to deliver messages.