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5 places to visit in Al Khobar – a destination for a unique travel experience!

Being one of the most popular travel destinations in Saudi Arabia, Al Khobar, is a city that offers tourists a truly unique and memorable travel experience. Here are 5 places in the city that you should consider visiting during your time here.

1

The King Fahd Causeway

The King Fahd Causeway is a bridge that connects Saudi Arabia, the Al Khobar city in particular to a quaint and beautiful island of Bahrain. The bridge being probably one of the most scenic ones in the country is 26 kilometres long and at the end, on the island travellers could also partake in a myriad of exciting activities. Also, travellers could obtain visa on arrival if they use this bridge to get to Bahrain.

2

Al Khobar Half Moon Beach

Boasting an extensive stretch of sand bordered by clear waters, Al Khobar Half Moon Beach offers travellers an opportunity to relish a memorable time under the sun caressed by the soothing sea breeze. The beach is also located in proximity to Al Khobar apartments the likes of Ascott Corniche Al Khobar and it could also be accessed easily by a taxi. The beach also offers plenty of leisure activities and travellers could enjoy swimming, surfing and even snorkelling. The beach is ideal for early morning runs and since it could be unbearably hot during the daytime, the best times to visit the beach area during the early morning hours and evening hours.

3

The Energy Exhibit

The energy exhibit in Dharan is a museum that is entirely dedicated to offering its visitors a glimpse of the history of petroleum. The museum features interactive exhibits that with the help of modern technology takes you on an immersive and enticing tour into the world of petroleum, its uses and the science behind it. There are also games and interactive programs that are ideal for children and the museum also features a dedicated section that offers insights on alternative energy sources.

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The Alfan Sharqy Urban Art Exhibit in Bayoniya

With the combined efforts of numerous local and international artists, an entire urban region in Al Khobar has been converted to an art exhibit. Travellers could observe and appreciate a number of stunning artworks painted on the walls of houses and buildings. Intricately crafted murals, abstract artworks, chromatic calligraphies are some of the art forms that one could witness here. And if you are planning to add this attraction to your al Khobar itinerary be sure to visit here with your camera – for you could snap away a number of excellent pictures for the gram!

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Al Khobar Corniche

The Alkhobar Corniche is an elaborately made walkway that offers excellent views of the ocean and the rapidly growing city of the other site. It also features a variety of family-friendly attraction and even a park where you and your loved ones could relax and relish a memorable time together. The walkway is also ideal for evening walks where you could reminisce wonderful memories taking in the brilliant vistas!

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