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Flights to Dammam with Jazeera Airways

Do not miss the chance to visit Dammam if you’re in Saudi Arabia. Along with the cities of Dhahran and Al Khobar, Dammam forms part of the Dammam Metropolitan Area. It is the largest city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, and the 3rd largest city in the kingdom after Riyadh and Jeddah.

As the commercial hub of Saudi’s eastern province, Dammam is a major seaport, a key railroad terminus to Riyadh and a major petroleum and natural gas centre. Besides the oil industry, the city’s economy is backed by agriculture and dairy farming. In addition to the striking desert scenery visitors can enjoy fine dining, excellent shopping, seaside walkways and plenty of lush green spaces.

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Experience Dammam with Jazeera

Tourist Attractions
Dining Out
Getting Around

Dammam's beautiful corniche extends along 4 kilometres of coast, offering visitors seaside walkways, jogging paths, parks and relaxing seating areas. It is ideal for a day out with family and friends especially during the cooler months.

Dolphin Village
Situated at the entrance to Coral Island, the village is a place for family entertainment with swimming pools, rides, daily sea animal shows. Watch Dolphins and seals perform amazing tricks much to the delight of young children.

Tarout Castle
Located on a small island is the fine-looking Tarout Castle, dating back to the 16th century. Mystery still surrounds who built this castle, but it is very likely that the Portuguese built it to defend themselves against Turkish attacks. The island has other interesting historical sights.

Al-Marjan Island
This artificial island, also known as Coral Island, is connected to Dammam by a bridge. Although small, it houses a pretty park, green areas and playgrounds for kids. Meal-inclusive ferry rides to and from the island are part of the fun day out.

Cobra Amusement Park
This is a wonderful place for people to enjoy the thrills and spills of go-karting. The park also has other action-packed amusements. Little wonder that it attracts thousands of visitors each month. There’s never a dull moment here.

Dammam Regional Museum
Spread across six exhibition halls, this impressive new museum will take you on a compelling archaeological journey of Dammam’s going back from prehistoric times to the present day. The museum is set in the salubrious sea front.

Essential Facts:

Visa Requirements

Citizens of all countries require a visa to visit Saudi Arabia except the citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council members -- Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and United Arab Emirates. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Visitors to Saudi Arabia must obtain a visa in advance unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Saudi Arabia does not issue tourist visas but there are plans to introduce such visas in 2018.

A special visa category exists for pilgrims coming to Saudi Arabia on the Hajj. Applications are encouraged to be done via licensed travel agents.

Other Facilities

Health facilities are good in Dammam serviced by several government and private hospitals and polyclinics. There are plenty of pharmacies too.

There is a good choice of hotels like the Sheraton Dammam, Novotel Business Park, Park Inn by Radisson Hotels, and the Golden Tulip Dammam, There’s also the Dolphin Resort (ideal for families), Golden Garden Al Corniche Hotel. Ramadh Hotel and Suites, Sofi Hotel, and Hayat Al Sharq. Plus several serviced apartments. has a whole range of options to suit every budget and need.

There is no shortage of banks in Dammam and you’ll find ATMs conveniently located on most main streets. The most popular banks are National Commercial Bank, Riyad Bank, Al Rajhi Bank, SABB Bank, Bank Saudi Fransi, Alawaal Bank, amongst others.

There are 4 main mobile network operators in Dammam and it is relatively easy to get a local sim card with top-up facility.