Walking food tour of Al Balad

As you traverse this captivating district, your taste buds will be delighted with the flavors of Jeddah's culinary traditions. From aromatic spices that have enchanted palates for centuries to delectable baked goods, each bite tells a story of the city's heritage. It's a journey that engages all your senses and leaves you with a deep appreciation for the enchanting city of Jeddah.

Begin your adventure at the spectacular Mecca Gate where you will meet your local historian and foodie guide before heading into the breathtaking district of Al Balad, with its striking buildings and distinctive architecture.

Exploring the winding alleyways you will make stops to meet local shopkeepers, learn their stories and taste many local delicacies including dates, mutabbaq, tatima and a Ramadan classic call sobia.

Next, head into a local spice shop to learn about Saudis pivotal role in the the ancient spice routes, then participate in blending Saudi Arabia’s #1 spice mix.

A short walk away is one of Al Balad’s oldest bakeries, where you will bake and taste fresh bread before heading to a local restaurant to try “the rolex of the Red Sea”, the Najil fish.

Finally, get shown how to make your own marsoob dessert from scratch, before finishing the tour at the historic Jeddah Gate.

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