Jeddah shopping

Top Choice Books in Jeddah

Jarir Bookstore

Jeddah's best bookstore, with the city's widest selection of English-language books including guidebooks, maps and excellent titles on local and national history and heritage.
Market in Jeddah


Jeddah's souq, immediately south of King Fahd Rd, is well worth seeking out. It's subdivided into sections, some populated by different immigrant groups, such as Yemenis selling coffee and jambiyas (ceremonial dagge…
Food in Jeddah

Khayyam Al Rabie Est

For dates, nuts and nibbles at discount prices, head straight for the famous Khayyam Al Rabie Est. With its fairy lights and floor-to-ceiling rows of goodies (including more than 50 varieties of date in all shapes, …