Jarir or any Bookstore: "Must have guide for Riyadh and Jeddah" Saudi Arabia Shopping Tip by katcoota

Saudi Arabia Shopping: 16 reviews and 19 photos

Probably the largest selection of English books. Also a great place to get your computer and IT gear. They do toys too. So something for all the family.

What to buy: The Riyadh Today and Jeddah Today guides are similar to Yellow Pages. They list a number of companies and service providers. The most valuable part of the guide is the section on Compounds. The book also has sections on places to see and visit, overview of the city, overview of some of the red tap (Iqama processing, Driving licence processing etc).

What to pay: Fixed price of 20 SAR I believe. I can't remember now! But well worth every halalah you spent.

Address: Olaya Street, Riyadh
Directions: Head south from Kingdom Tower past the Saudi Holandi bank. Jarir bookstore is on the right, in a purpose built building about 100m on the right hand side .
Theme: Books

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 12, 2005
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