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Good Historical Place in Middle of Balad Area , one the Famous Landmark of Jeddah

A Great and Rich Cultural Land Mark in Middle of Balad Shopping Hub of Jeddah, one the most visited... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Real traditional Hijazi house.

It's an authentic house that represents the old city of Jeddah. It's a must visit if you are in... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
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See a 700-year-old flag mast and a 15th-century cannon at this restored building, one of several crumbling structures preserved by the government.
Souq Al Alawi | Balad, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
+966 12 647 2280
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

A Great and Rich Cultural Land Mark in Middle of Balad Shopping Hub of Jeddah, one the most visited area

Thank janab152
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

It's an authentic house that represents the old city of Jeddah. It's a must visit if you are in jeddah. Check the opening hours before you go.

Thank grvforce
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Nice place, historical, special designs from allover saudi buildings you can walk there nearby too many shops

Thank drkarimzanaty
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice house that you can take pictures of and visit inside. Think it is closed at the weekends.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The entire old neighborhood of Balad offers fantastic examples of Arab architecture dating back to the 1920s and older. Biet Nassif is a superb example of an initiative to preserve historic homes, buildings, and artifacts from the era of King Abdul Azziz. If you park...More

1  Thank scottemac00
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I was really excited to visit this place after reading all the reviews. What a disappointment. It's an absolutely beautiful building, don't get me wrong, but it's not open to the public - at least that's what every shopkeeper on the square told us. We...More

3  Thank LucyBaronB
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Its an ancient private property located in the downtown of "Jeddah City" which is preserved and now listed as "World Heritage Sights". It is worth to see especially for the people who loves the history. It exhibits the old construction and living style of the...More

Thank tajammali2017
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is a very big house, however, the house was not open for public at the time when we visited. There is a famous juice shop in the lane next to the house (towards the right side). The house makes for some good clicks!

Thank NabeelK118
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is in an old district, and the most famous building in the area, connected to the formation of Saudi Arabia. The online opening hours information is incorrect as it only opens for diplomats, and for the public occasionally, when exactly is a mystery. If...More

Thank YasmeenM7
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Biet Nassif represents an era historical period if Jeddah. It was built on 1872 and located in the centre of the city. It belongs to Mr. Omar Afandi Nassif one of the most famous families who resident in Jeddah since hundreds of years ago. The...More

Thank sharkhunter2015
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