Things to do in The Eastern Province
Visit Al Khobar in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and discover all the wonders that this city on the coast of the Persian Gulf has to offer. It has a population of over 500,000 and forms part of the greater Dammam metropolitan area along with Dhahran. All three urban centres are served by the King Fahad International Airport.
Many of Al Khobar's residents work for Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company; Al Khobar also hosts and is preferred by many of the most important regional and international companies as its base. Traditionally, Khobar has also been a city of shopkeepers and merchants, and the city today has many modern malls and boulevards with shops run by international franchises, and restaurants.
Together, Al Khobar, Dhahran and Dammam are often known as "The Triplet Cities", Dammam, Dhahran and Al Khobar are about 20 kilometres away from each other and essentially form one mega city.
Al Khobar today is a bustling economic centre with many skyscrapers built and others under construction. The nearby city of Dammam has the second-largest port in Saudi Arabia and embodies the administrative departments of the Eastern region.
Book a hotel room at the Mövenpick Hotel Al Khobar and stay close to everything.