Ad Dammam Sights and Landmarks Guide, Saudi Arabia
The city of Dammam is an important city for the kingdom. This is the place where the oil was first discovered in the kingdom. And thanks to oil production, the modernization of the kingdom and the city took place. And with the modernization came the introduction of many buildings and infrastructure that are tourist draws until this time.
By the year 1980s, the city of Dammam was the capital of the Eastern Europe. This was made as a separate city but near the city of Al Khobar and Dhahran. In fact if you are in the area, you can be in Dammam and in Dhahran in a matter of minutes.
Thanks to the many development and modernization efforts that were initiated by the country, the city of Dammam hosts many sites as well. One of the more popular recreation sites in the city is the cornice that stretches from the Al-Azziziah beach and extends to the Tarot Islands. This is a popular site for many families and perfect as meeting place as well for friends. A number of activities are hosted in the area; for example the area can be the place for many open air fireworks and these fireworks display often happen along the road.
Another noteworthy place that tourist should check out is the King Fahd Park This is a modern park that families and tourists will surely like. An amusement center is available as well and there are fountains that will surely appeal to many kids and the young at heart.
If you are the type of visitor who may want to visit museums and places of cultural interests then the Dammam National Museum should be checked. Here the visitors can check out the exhibits that detail that culture and the history of the area.
The so-called half-moon beach is worth checking out as well and this is considered as the premier beach in the area. This beach is so-named because of its unique size and this area is often crowded during the weekends. People also flock to this area since there are two amusement parks near the area.
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