Sightseeing in Al Khobar - what to see. Complete travel guide

Dhahran Street Footbridge El Cobar (Al Khobar, Khobar) city is included in the agglomeration, which also combines Dammam and Dharan. The city has grown from a tiny fishing village due to the discovery of oil. However, today Al Khobar is an internationally famous and a beautiful resort, which offers high quality service and comfort, which is often much better than the European one.
Besides beautiful beaches the city offers wonderful parks with numerous fountains of amazing beauty. Guests will also find here a large zoo and a botanical garden. Finally, large entertainment complexes will help to have fun and enjoy interesting pastime.
Shopping malls are quite often the largest and most prestigious entertainment complexes on the East. Al-Rashid supermarket provides its visitors with maximum convenience for successful acquisition of various goods. Here you will find greatest variety of features for having fun and enjoying life. Copyright
Among the numerous attractions of the resort we should definitely mention a majestic 25 miles long bridge, which is the fastest way to get to Bahrain located nearby. In order to preserve the richness of the underwater world, which traditionally attracts tourists, restrictions on fishing and other underwater business have been applied here.
al khobar waterside The city will definitely impress everyone who loves walking, as there are a lot of beautiful parks. One of the biggest and most beautiful parks is Iksan. When walking through it, you can admire exotic plants and unusual landscape decorations. In the park, there is one of the most significant religious attractions, the Mosque of King Fadh. It is the biggest mosque in the city that is decorated according to the finest historical traditions. The mosque can be visited only by adherents of the Islamic faith. Other people can just admire its harmonious exterior.
Those who love relaxing in picturesque places on a hot day should visit the park called Oasis Garden. It is very big and beautiful. In it, you can always find a comfortable place for peaceful recreation. The park is distinguished by the diversity of plants, so it is quite cool even on a hot day.
The most unusual attraction is King Abdulaziz Air Base. Now, it is used as intended, so non-authorized people are not allowed to enter the base. Despite this, tourists can take interesting trips to the base almost every day. They can admire its large constructions from afar. All the buildings were built in accordance with the national architectural traditions.
The popular recreation place is the Corniche. This street is considered as the most beautiful in the city. When walking here, you can see beautiful fountains, decorative pools, and landscape decorations. Near the Corniche Coast, there are popular restaurants, department stores and shopping malls. It is just impossible to look over all the local attractions in just one day.
Several years ago, the science museum called the Scitech Technology Center was opened at the resort. It will be interesting to everyone. The museum presents its guests the latest advances in the field of space exploration and incredible discoveries in physics and chemistry. During excursions, the visitors of the museum are offered to carry out interesting experiments. Most of the exhibits are interactive. Also, educational excursions are given here for children.

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