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Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, and the 3rd largest city in the kingdom after Riyadh and Jeddah.

Al Morjan island is a small artificial island with a monument in the center, it is located as an extension to the Corniche. This is a good place to have an afternoon walk. It is one of the most beautiful parks, which was established on Al Morjan island of Al Dammam Corniche. It has been linked to the island with a wonderful strikingly enlightened attractive road. The island has green spaces, gamps, sitting seats, and on both Beaches dedicated sites for fishing, and also contains a number of other facilities, such as, children's games, and fast food restaurants. The island is also famous with its distinctive cylindrical tower in the midst and it is considered the most important milestone in it.

Take a wake at Dammam new corniche, it's a newly refined corniche where walking can be fun on the four-kilometer long track. The best time for an outdoor activity here is between November till April. You can also visit the tallest flagpole in the kingdom and take a picture next to the 60-meter high flagpole.

For shoppers, visit Al Shate'a mall and Marina mall. The two malls are located near the corniche area. Both of them are quite similar to those you find in Western countries, where many international franchise restaurants can be found at the court area.

Dammam residents are a mix of several different ethnicities and nationalities. This mixture of races has made a major impact on Dammam's traditional cuisine. The Kabsa is popular among the people of Dammam, often made with chicken instead of lamb meat. The Yemeni Mandi is also popular as a lunch meal. Hejazi cuisine is popular as well and dishes like Mabshoor, Mitabbak, Foul, Areika, Hareisa, Kabab Meiroo, Shorabah Hareira (Hareira soup), Migalgal, Madhbi (chicken grilled on stone) Madfun (literally meaning buried), Magloobah, Kibdah, Manzalah (usually eaten at Eid ul-Fitr), Ma'asoob, Magliya (Hijazi version of Falafel), Saleeig (Hijazi dish made of milk rice), Hummus, Biryani, Ruz Kabli, Ruz Bukhari, Saiyadyia, can be acquired in many traditional restaurants around the city.


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