Description

The Dammam Corniche is a popular attraction in the region and draws a crowd not only from the city of Dammam but from the neighboring cities too. Those visiting Dammam should not miss out on a visit to its Corniche, which is located along the Arabian Gulf, and features beautifully landscaped gardens and picturesque walkways. The Dammam Corniche is a fun and relaxing place to visit with the family, as it offers plenty of fun activities to suit all ages. The area is popular among joggers and walkers, and is also a great place for children to play. Other attractions around this area include a carnival; which is fun for both the young and the old, the sea lion and dolphin show; which is really fun for the children, and an additional attraction when at the Corniche is a boat ride around Al Marjan Island; which is situated at one end of the Dammam Corniche. Nearby, visitor will also find a mall to shop at and a number of restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets serving a range of cuisines.    ...more

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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The Dammam Corniche is a popular attraction in the region and draws a crowd not only from the city of Dammam but from the neighboring cities too. Those visiting Dammam should not miss out on a visit to its Corniche, which is located along the Arabian Gulf, and features beautifully landscaped gardens and picturesque walkways. The Dammam Corniche is a fun and relaxing place to visit with the family, as it offers plenty of fun activities to suit all ages. The area is popular among joggers and walkers, and is also a great place for children to play. Other attractions around this area include a carnival; which is fun for both the young and the old, the sea lion and dolphin show; which is really fun for the children, and an additional attraction when at the Corniche is a boat ride around Al Marjan Island; which is situated at one end of the Dammam Corniche. Nearby, visitor will also find a mall to shop at and a number of restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets serving a range of cuisines.   

Ticket Price

Not applicable

Opening Hour

Not applicable

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1-2 hours or more

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The beautiful gardens and walkways, the picturesque views

Prayer Facilities

Muslim tourists looking for prayer facilities while at the Dammam Corniche can ask the locals to direct them to the closest mosque or prayer room. As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is home to numerous mosques, and since prayer rooms are available at most attractions and shopping malls, it will not be hard to locate a prayer facility nearby.   

Halal Food

Visitors must be aware that all hotels and restaurants in Saudi Arabia are Muslim-friendly and serve only Halal cuisine. Muslim visitors to Dammam will therefore have no problem locating restaurants to dine at. Those visiting the Corniche will find a number of food outlets serving an array of exciting dishes, located nearby.

  • Top 10 Halal Friendly Destinations

    Deciding on the ideal Halal-friendly holiday destination can prove to be a meticulous process. The planning process would need to involve checking up on several aspects of travel and accommodation in order to ensure that the needs of Muslim travelers are catered to. The availability of Halal food, access to prayer room facilities and mosques in the area are all factors that would be needed to be taken into consideration during the planning process. Certain destinations tend to be more capable of catering to Halal conscious travelers than others. Two separate country rankings - one for OIC destinations and another for non-OIC destinations - have been prepared and listed below. The ranks were determined after judging each country on its overall Halal friendliness, taking into account the facilities, services and amenities that it offers Muslim travellers as well as its suitability for family travel.   Top 10 OIC Halal Friendly Destinations: 10) Egypt Egypt - the land of pyramids, pharaohs and glittering dynasties - is an immensely popular tourist destination for Halal conscious travelers. Must-visit locations in Egypt include Hurghada, Cairo, Sharm El Sheikh, Luxor, Dahab, Alexandria and Aswan.   9) Tunisia Offering rich culture and numerous spectacular sights, Tunisia is ranked 9th amongst the top Halal friendly destinations belonging to the OIC. The most popular destinations in Tunisia include Tunis - the capital city - as well as Sousse, Sfax and Gabès.   8) Qatar The richest country in the world is also one of the best options when it comes to Halal travel. Qatar offers visitors a number of fascinating attractions in addition to popular destinations such as the capital city of Doha, Al-Khor, Rayyan and Wakra.   7) Jordan A country known for its long history and many civilizations, Jordan is home to a population of close to 6.4 million residents and offers plenty to Muslim travellers. Amman, Aqaba, Ajlun, Irbid, Jerash and Petra are amongst its most-visited destinations.   6) Morocco Morocco offers genuine warm hospitality and a rich Islamic history to captivate Muslim travelers and to make them feel at home. Tangier - the hometown of Ibn Battuta - as well as Rabat, Fez, Marrakech, Al Hoceima and Ouarzazate are destinations that must not be missed.   5) Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia being included amongst the best destinations for Muslim travellers perhaps comes by no surprise. In addition to the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, other much visited cities include Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Tabuk and Taif.   4) Indonesia Indonesia offer a bit of everything - breathtaking beaches, natural wonders, historic attractions...as well as an abundance of facilities and amenities for Muslim travelers. Must-visit destinations in the country include Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Ubud City, Bandung, Medan, Lombok and Bali Island.   3) Turkey Turkey offers stunning natural splendor with centuries of history and is a fantastic holiday destination for Muslim travelers. The cities of Antalya, Istanbul, Izmir, Ani, Oludeniz and Konya are a few of the most visited destinations and are definitely worth seeing.   2) United Arab Emirates With seven emirates to explore, the United Arab Emirates will dazzle and amaze every traveler with its pure brilliance and magnificence. Must-visit locations include Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Al Ain, Dubai, Fujairah, Hatta, Khor Fakkan, Sharjah and Umm al Quwain.   1) Malaysia The best Halal-friendly country in the world is none other than beautiful Malaysia. Known for its exotic yet delectable cuisine and numerous attractions, Malaysia caters to the needs of Muslim travelers with ease. Visitors should not miss out on popular destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown, Johor Bahru and Melaka.   In addition to the above mentioned OIC countries, non-OIC countries were also ranked on their Halal-friendliness. Singapore topped the list, with South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, Bosnia & Herzegovina, India, Hong Kong, Germany, Australia and Tanzania claiming the other ranks respectively. ...



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