The most beautiful city in the Eastern Province, is its own capital, Dammam. Dammam is located in Saudi Arabia on the well-known Arabian Gulf and is considered one of the largest cities in the Eastern Province. The close-by cities of Dhahran and Al Khobar along with Dammam, make the Dammam Metropolitan Area.
The many activities in Dammam come from the advantage of Dammam’s very hot weather. If you would like a beach vibe, then Dammam is definitely the place to go to. The most popular tourist attraction in Dammam is the Dammam Cornish. The Dammam Cornish is a perfect place to relax and enjoy its café’s and hotels. The half-moon beach, shaped exactly like its name, is a beautiful getaway from the busy city of Dammam. Beaches are not everything that Dammam has to offer and the Al-Marjan Island proves that. This artificial island is perfect for everyone in the family. It has playgrounds, picnic areas and you can even enjoy a ferry boat ride.
Just like Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province, surely you wouldn’t want to miss the largest park in the Eastern Province. King Fahad Park has everything you many want to do, it starts with restaurants, huge amusement rides and ends with waterfalls.
If you happen to be interested in Dammam’s history, you may find the Dammam Regional Museum and the Heritage Village very amusing. You may see ancient weapons, old photographs, and jewelry. Or how about dining in the presence of these historical articles in a five story Arabian castle!
If you want to feel at home, you may visit Dammam’s many shopping malls, however you may find them very different to what you’re primarily used to. The Mall of Dahran, Al Rashid Mall and the famous Othaim Mall, will give you an edgy shopping experience with their edgy look.
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