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yesterday I went to visit Old jaddah know as 'Balad',I love that place..
The historical area of Jeddah is located in the center of Jeddah city, along the western coast of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea.

Some historical resources refer to the history of Jeddah as dating back to the era before Islam. However, the major changing point in the history of Jeddah occurred in the era of the Rashidi Khalifat Utham Ibn Affan on the year 647 AD, when he ordered it's transference to a harbor receiving pilgrims heading to Makkah for Hajj. At that time, it was named the country of consuls (Balad Al-Qanasil) and until today, Jeddah remains the main route for sea and air access for pilgrims, as well as many of those arriving by land transportation. Jeddah has always remained under the influence of the following successive Islamic Khilafat.

The historical area of Jeddah is considered to be one of the most important areas in the city of Jeddah due to its authenticity, its distinguished planning, and its unique architecture. It contains many historical landmarks and buildings such as: the Old Jeddah Wall and Gates, the old quarters (Al-Mazloom Quarter, Al-Sham Quarter, Al-Yaman Quarter, and Al-Bahar Quarter),

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  • Copyright: Mujtaba Khan (mugush) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 573 W: 51 N: 439] (2098)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2007-06-11
  • Categories: Architecture, Ruins
  • Exposure: f/3.5, 1/400 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-06-12 11:34
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