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Dammam: The Sparkling City by the sea

Explore Dammam, an eye-catching mix of white sand beaches, astounding amusement parks, and scenic beauty. Visit Half Moon Bay, Coral Island and indulge in bustling shopping scene of this city.

Explore Dammam, an eye-catching mix of white sand beaches, astounding amusement parks, and scenic beauty. Visit Half Moon Bay, Coral Island and indulge in bustling shopping scene of this city.

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Dammam is the capital of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia and the sixth-largest city in the country. Known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes, Dammam offers a variety of sightseeing opportunities including the Half Moon Bay, Coral Island, and King Fahd Park. With its coastal location, it also offers a range of water sports activities and fresh seafood cuisine.

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Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, is known for its stunning modern architecture and rich history. The city is home to several awe-inspiring skyscrapers, including the Kingdom Centre and Al Faisaliah Centre. The city also houses the National Museum, which showcases the country's history and culture. Despite its modernity, Riyadh maintains its cultural essence through traditional markets known as 'souks', offering an array of local spices, clothes, and jewelry.

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Jeddah, a Saudi Arabian port city on the Red Sea, is a modern commercial hub and gateway to the holy Islamic cities of Mecca and Medina. The city is known for its bustling souks, stunning coastlines, and historical landmarks like the Jeddah Corniche and King Fahd Fountain, the highest water fountain in the world.

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Saudi Arabia

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Visit King Fahd Park

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Half Moon Bay

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Washington

Day 1

Air Drive

11,853 km

Dammam

Day 2

5:00 PM

9:27 AM

16h 27m

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Dammam

Day 4

Air Drive

389 km

Riyadh

Day 4

5:00 PM

5:32 PM

1h 32m

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Riyadh

Day 6

Air Drive

845 km

Jeddah

Day 6

5:00 PM

6:10 PM

1h 10m

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Jeddah

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11,776 km

Washington

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5:00 PM

9:21 AM

16h 21m

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Travel Tips

Certainly, visiting Dammam, Riyadh, and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia will be a fantastic cultural adventure. Here are some travel tips to keep in mind:

Best Time to Visit:
The ideal time to visit Saudi Arabia is either during the cooler months, November to February, or during the spring, from March to April and October.

Route and Accessibility:
There are direct international flights to Riyadh and Jeddah. You can take domestic flights or drive to Dammam from there. Saudi Arabia has well-connected highways, but self-driving is recommended only if you are familiar with local customs.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The altitude isn't a significant problem in these cities as all are near sea level. However, Riyadh is slightly elevated, about 600 meters above sea level. Acclimatization should not be a significant issue though moderate levels of physical fitness will help you adapt better.

Accommodation and Booking:
Saudi Arabia boasts a wide range of accommodation options ranging from luxury hotels to more modest lodgings. It is recommended to book your accommodation in advance, notably during Hajj and Umrah seasons when hotels are often fully booked.

Clothing and Essentials:
Remember, Saudi Arabia has a strict dress code, especially for women who are expected to wear an Abaya (long black cloak) in public. Men should wear long pants and avoid sleeveless shirts. Carry enough sunscreen, as the sun can be quite harsh.

Health and Safety:
Carry essential medicines as well as a first aid kit. The hygiene standards are relatively good, but it's recommended to drink only bottled water.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Saudi Arabia is an Islamic country, and it's vital to respect the local customs, traditions, and laws. During prayer hours, for example, shops will close for about 30 minutes, and it's important to be patient and respectful during these times. Photographic people without their permission is frowned upon and can have legal repercussions. Always ask for consent before taking photos.