Al Khobar the Bride of the Eastern Province

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By, Nouran Malak

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Al Khobar is one of the largest cities in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. It is located 17 km south of Dammam city, and about 10 km away from the city of Dhahran. Al Khobar flourished after the discovery of oil, especially since the eastern region is the most important region in oil production in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as most of the oil output in Saudi Arabia is from the eastern region. Therefore, the eastern region flourished in trade and industry, and industrial cities were established from Jubail, which is the largest industrial city in the world. Saudi Arabia and flourished other cities such as Abqaiq, Dhahran, Ras Tanura, and others.

TOP SPOTS FOR BEAUTIFUL ACTIVITIES

Al Khobar Sea Front

Offering a picturesque view of the Arabian Gulf, Al Khobar Sea Front is part of the Corniche along Prince Turki Street, a popular area in the city with a variety of restaurants, retail shops and malls.

Al Khobar Water Tower As one of the iconic city landmarks, Al Khobar Water Tower is located on an island surrounded by water that connects the island to the north of the Al Khobar Corniche. The tower features an international restaurant that is located at the top of the tower where you and your family can enjoy a delicious meal with a remarkable view of the city.

Prince Saud Bin Naif Park

It is part of the Al-Turki building. A beautiful place to enjoy while you are eating breakfast. Popular with locals. Keep in mind it is a business park, not a park where you take children. It is beautifully landscaped and should be an icon for other architects and builders to take note of, certainly adds a lot to the area and can be enjoyed as you pass by in a car too.

Dhahran Hills Park

Dhahran Hills Park is situated in the Dhahran Hills division. The recently remodelled park is a fantastic place for an outdoor meal and trek with the family.

Adventure Khobar

Adventure Khobar is a Saudi Based establishment in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Provide a platform for experiencing recreational activities in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Scuba Diving, Desert Camping, Parasailing, Horse Riding, Farm Trip, Beach Trips, Resort Events, Boat Trips, Camel Farm, Hiking Trip, Desert Safari, Caves Trip, and lots more.

King Fahd Causeway

The King Fahd Causeway spans long stretches of sea and reclaimed land. The idea of constructing the causeway was based on improving the links and bonds between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain the causeway has streamlined commerce and strengthened cultural and social bonds between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

Energy Exhibit

The Energy Exhibition in the eastern region at the entrance to Dhahran. The exhibition is beautiful. It talks about the journey of searching for oil in the Arabian Peninsula, specifically in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from oil exploration to exploration, refining and production. It is a very wonderful place with knowledge of science, the era of dinosaurs, the era of petroleum, and there are some fun games related to these sciences and electronic games with knowledge of these topics

Scitech Centre

The Centre was constructed on a 21,700 square meters land. located on the North Corniche Road in Al-Khobar. And it is very attractive for tourists in the eastern province which is helping to publicize the centre and attract visitors. The site at the eastern side of the Arabian gulf with its fascinating view had inspired the architectural concept of the project.

Al Khobar Oasis

On a total renting area of more than 9,000 square meters, and on one of Al Khobar’s most dynamic and vital roads, the “AL Khobar Oasis” project was constructed in compliance with the most innovative classical construction designs. The project includes a group of elegant and high-class shops, restaurants, coffee shops, in addition to several highly equipped offices. It also contains open areas, family settings. Simplicity and diversification of activities were taken into consideration in the project design with the aim of attracting various investments and fulfilling the needs of both visitors and residents. The design combines creativity and perfection without overlooking the aesthetic touch which bestows an atmosphere of luxury and richness.

TOP SPOTS FOR SHOPPING

Khobar Mall

The complex is situated on 16,000 square meters, consists of a basement which is dedicated for parking where can almost accommodate 320 cars for and there are also external positions. This exhibition includes all activities and options needed by the customer.

Al Rashid Mall

Al Rashid Mall design adopts an architectural concept that combines Arab-Islamic architectural heritage with the latest international techniques in construction and processing, to reflect the architectural renaissance witnessed by the kingdom.

WHERE TO HAVE FUN

Escape The Room

New entertainment concept and the biggest of its kind in the Middle East. Each Escape Room is a real-life adventure game. Whether you’re a group of friends, family members, or co-workers, your goal is simple: you have 60 minutes to open your mind & eyes, work together, crack codes & solve ciphers to escape.

DAR VR

DAR VR is the most advanced gaming arcade at Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Visit DAR VR to experience multiplayer Virtual Reality games with friends, family, and colleagues. gaming experiences are for all ages 7 years old and above.

XTRA LIFE

XTRALIFE is the Middle east largest VR arena and entertainment hub where offer a variety of VR games ranging from Shooting & Adventures to Sport and Racing with exceptional VIP room for your enjoyment. at the heart of the arena, you can enjoy your favourite cup of coffee while listing to our DJ unique music that will fire up the atmosphere for everyone.

A TASTE OF CULTURE & HERITAGE

King Abdelaziz Centre for World Culture – Ithra

The Centre serves the Kingdom as a new invigorating source of limitless potential and flowing knowledge to feed minds eager to learn, create, and produce. Ithra stands to transform a new tomorrow equipped with a knowledge-based society that celebrates innovation and its traditional culture with the evolving times the nation is embracing.

TAYBEEN MUSEUM

Get ready for a trip through history and into the life of 60s and 70s. Taybeen Museum is where you can admire more than 10,000 original items that include food, drinks, appliances, and toys. You can also browse through old novels, and buy games invented decades ago.

Heritage Village

The popular village is one of the prominent tourist attractions in the Eastern Region. As her visit takes one away from wandering and shortens the distances. A visitor getting to know the Saudi civilization with its past and present by wandering in the popular village with its five floors.

Dammam Regional Museum

Dammam Regional Museum is one of a series of museums established by the Ministry of Education under the supervision of the Agency for Antiquities and Museums and under the patronage of Prince Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdullah Al Saud. The museum was opened in temporary building in the Public Library in Dammam. The museum includes six archaeological, heritage and natural halls, in addition to the hall of the Eastern Region Emir, which was opened later.

Al-Qara Hill

Al-Qarah mountain located 175km of AL Khobar between Tuwaitheer village and Al-Qarah village in Al-ahsa at the Eastern Province, this mountain count as one of the most important natural sights in Al-Ahsa and registered in the UNESCO world heritage centre’s list in 2018. The mountain has caves, and some of them, such as ” Al-Nashab cave ” has moderate steady temperature throughout the year.

TOP RESTAURANTS & FOODIE HOTSPOTS

Brasa De Brazil

La Mer Lounge & Restaurant

Sunroom Cafe & Restaurant

laguna eastern Khobar

TOP RESIDENCE AND HOTELS

Movenpick Hotel Al Khobar

TOP RESIDENCE AND HOTELS

Movenpick Hotel Al Khobar

Ascott Corniche Al Khobar

Grand Hyatt AL Khobar Hotel and Residences

Le Méridien Al Khobar

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