5 most famous things to buy in Saudi Arabia

There are many famous things, souvenirs or pasalubong you can buy from Saudi Arabia while shopping in Makkah, Madina, Jeddah or Riyadh to present as cool gifts to your loved ones as there are many things cheaper here than India, Pakistan or the Philippines.

Saudi Arabia might be a country with very strict laws and regulations but nothing ignores the fact that it is universal shopping heaven with almost every brand that exists in the world.

Apart from brands and souvenirs in Saudi Arabia, there are many famous things to buy in Saudi Arabia for the people living back to your home countries. We have listed them down below.

  1. Dates

The most famous thing to buy in Saudi Arabia for your friends and family members living out of Saudi Arabia is obviously dates. It is one of those famous things in your shopping list which is cheaper in Saudi Arabia than India, Pakistan or any other country.

Yep, you heard it right. Those soft and gooey dates which melt as soon as you keep them in your mouth! Not just simple dates, Saudi Arabia is the biggest platform for finding each kind of dates that could ever exist.

Be it dates with nuts, dates with fruits in it or dates dipped in chocolate! I believe it’s an amazing gift that you can get for anyone because it’s like a souvenir of Saudi, or just better since its food ha-ha! Recommended: 10 Best Types of Dates in Saudi Arabia

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  1. Oud Perfume

The second most famous thing to buy in Saudi Arabia while shopping for your loved ones living abroad is Oud perfume. It has a very strong yet pleasant fragrance and can be used for a long time despite its tiny size.

They are available at almost every price, ranging from SR 75 to SR 7,500, depending on which one you purchase, and it would be a great gift for your male and female friends. You can also buy souvenirs from Saudi Arabia but I would prefer shopping Oud over them.

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  1. Saudi Traditional Dresses

If you want to gift something to your female friend and you have an idea about her size, the most famous gift you can buy for her in Saudi Arabia is an abaya or some other Saudi traditional dress.

The best part is, they are available in a lot of colors, designs, and styles so you have a wide variety to choose from! Moreover, this is one of those things which you will find in Saudi Arabia cheaper than India, Pakistan or any other country. Recommended: What is the Dress Code for men and women in Saudi Arabia?

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  1. Gold, Silver, and Jewels

What could be a better gift than buying gold jewelry for someone? Well, this is the most famous thing to buy in Saudi Arabia while shopping for your wife. It is one of those things which is cheaper in Saudi Arabia than India, Pakistan or any other country.

Gold and silver jewelry have always been classified as forever keepsakes and nothing could be more precious than them! So, trust me, you have come to the right country to buy these for yourself and your loved ones.

Gold is inexpensive here and so is Silver, so you can always go to a jewelry store here and buy a delicate gold pendant for your sister and a classy silver chain for your brother! Recommended: 7 Tips to buy Gold Jewelry in Saudi Arabia

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  1. ZamZam Water

I should have put it at number one as this is the best thing to buy in Saudi Arabia any Muslim living back in your country. They would love to drink it. Recommended: 7 Etiquettes of Drinking ZamZam Water