Al-Balad

Al-Balad

Al-Balad is the historical area of Jeddah, the second largest city of Saudi Arabia.It is the historic center of the City of Jeddah which was founded in the 7th century and historically served as the centre of the city. The site was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

Site Information

Country: Saudi Arabia

District: Makkah Region

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Official Name: Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah

Date of Inscription: 2014

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