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Address: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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This imposing gate is the only remnant of the huge wall that used to...

This imposing gate is the only remnant of the huge wall that used to surround Jiddah.

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Road To Makkah Gates

This is beginning Road of Makkah from Jeddah is called Bob Makkah. But now a another landmark is made on Makkah Jeddah road it is also called Makkah Gates it is book Shape... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is beginning Road of Makkah from Jeddah is called Bob Makkah. But now a another landmark is made on Makkah Jeddah road it is also called Makkah Gates it is book Shape Building over the both side of roads where the Makkkah boundary is beginnings. This book is Icon for Quran and Islam.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bab makkah is the traditional market that is specialized in grocery whole sales , vegetable market and spices , rice , sugar etc. The drive will take you to the famoud Madhloum ditrict at the end of Bab Mekkah before you reach minsitry of extrnal affairs. Here you will see a lot of old style Jeddah building and allyes including... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place in Jeddah to visit and to remember the past. You will find old populare restaurants and shops.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

it is a prominent landmark of Jeddah. a place from where people would come and go to Makkah after leaving ships for Haj or Umra. It is located in the old part of the city and crowded area with a lot of stores, old malls, and street businesses.

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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Makkah Gate (bab Makkah in Arabic), is part of old Jeddah which is very famous for souvenir shopping. It's bit crowded and most of the low-fare taxis/ vans to Makkah leave from here. Many reviewers have mistaken this location with 'Quranic Symbol' landmark on Jeddah-Makkah highway!

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

it is a prominent landmark of Jeddah and Mecca, both together, it looks beautiful but to me it was not something special, although it is pity if you don't see such a landmark

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This one of the best landmark while driving from Jeddah to Makkah. The Makkah gate looks so beautiful especially when it lights in green at night. It represents the holy book of Alkoraan Alkareem which is the symbol of Islam and the holy city of Makkah.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We alighted slightly off and got ourselves lost on purpose. While walking we chanced upon this historic location. Many souq around to grab affordable traditional wear. This place is a must come if you're in Balad.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

A big gate made in stone in the Bab Makkah. This place is the hub of private Mini bus service. This gate is situated central of street .

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Jeddah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I took a photo of a man passing through the gates while on a tour with Nomad Tours. We visited the old Ballad.

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