Old Jeddah Toy Bazaar

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The old downtown part of Jeddah is home to the oldest bazaars, or souks, in the area. Some of the streets are so narrow that they are closed to traffic altogether, while others are just wide enough for one car to barely pass through. These streets are lined with one small shop after another, all crammed with goods and merchandise at bargain prices. There is often so much merchandise that it is hard to see what is available at the marketplace. Sometimes it hangs from the ceilings or is piled deep from the floors up. These are not the type of shops where little kids can run wild. Customers have to stand outside and point to what they want.


About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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3 Responses to Old Jeddah Toy Bazaar

  1. bibi says:

    At first I’d read “Jeddah Old Toy Bazaar” but now I see that it seems Jeddah is also inundated with everything ‘made in China’! I hope some traditional toys are available!

  2. Dina says:

    Batman and Spiderman have reached every continent, it appears.

  3. Geogypsy says:

    May be an old neighborhood, but the toys look very new.

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