Traditional Markets in Abha Traditional Markets in Abha

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Traditional Markets in Abha

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Nothing compares to traditional markets and the handmade crafts they hold as a symbol of Abha’s ancient heritage. It is there where the touches of great local craftsmen meet with the community’s memory through its various everyday tools, clothing or jewellery.

Traditional Markets in Abha Traditional Markets in Abha

Souq Al-Thulatha

 

Souq Al-Thulatha is packed with an endless number of traditional products that would pull you in to check them; such as the traditional Aseeri craft products and wicker and crochet crafts. On the other hand, the Souq’s corners and corridors give you a plenty of open space to walk around, have a look and get a taste of different traditional food products before buying them; such as ghee, honey, aromatic plants and dates.

Traditional Markets in Abha Traditional Markets in Abha

Souq Al-Nesa

 

Next to each other in Souq Al-Nesa in Abha, women display their local ladies’ products –which reflect the traditional Aseeri woman’s picture, ranging from traditional clothing embroidered with different color choices to jewelry and trinkets, in addition to traditional houseware.

Traditional Markets in Abha Traditional Markets in Abha

Souq Al-Khanajer

 

Jambiyas and daggers are considered to be part of a man’s authentic cultural heritage, especially in Southern provinces. In Souq Al-Khanajer, sellers showcase a wide range of daggers, swords, and other handmade crafts related to them such as belts and sheaths. The Souq also holds under its roof many silver and gold crafts that are made be skilled local craftsmen.