Another thing Madina is famous for is it`s mint,thyme and herbs.
It`s used for adding aroma to your tea,or boiling it and drinking it alone.
i love the scarf sellers. I always return with a bag full of beautiful scarves. At 5 SRs (about $1.50) each, a real bargain.
What to buy: Scarves, prayer carpets, Qur'ans, abayas, gold, bakhoor
What to pay: Bargain!
Medina is know for its dates. They are of various varieties which vary vastly in price.
Pilgrims also buy mushwak, twigs for cleaning the teeth.
What to buy: dates
What to pay: from 3 to 30 riyals depending on the quality
i found the product just outside bir ali mosque. it's so interesting & colorful. i can't help not to take picture of it.
i didn't buy the peanuts buy i bet it's delicious :)
What to buy: peanuts... peanuts...