Friday, January 27, 2017

Leisure Time on Corniche Khobar

Khobar is located at East coast of Saudi Arabia. This town is close to the sea. The sea is connected to Persian Gulf. Khobar is also near to Dammam, the largest city in Eastern Province of KSA. This town is the neighbor of Dhahran which is the headquarters of Aramco, one of the largest petroleum company in the world. Since many oil reservoir are located in Persian gulf, Aramco pulls many stakeholders to make their branches in Khobar area. This makes Khobar grows rapidly into a big town with large heterogeneity.
Green Park Corniche

Event and Exhibition in Khobar Corniche

Khobar corniche has beautiful beach and sea. You can see fish or seagull on the beach. School of fish are swimming under water. Crabs and shrimp can be seen as well.  Seagull and other bird try to catch the fish. Some people spend their time for fishing.
Another beautiful scene that can be seen from corniche is that we can see the silhouette of cities in Bahrain. Since Khobar is close to Bahrain and there is a long cause way that connect the Bahrain island to Khobar, GCC citizen have access to Bahrain from the bridge.
Khobar Sea Shore

Khobar corniche is a large park with greenness along the way. Flower and trees are well treated. In the spring the flower blossoms making the park more colorful. Some areas have fitness or open gym facilities that allows you to do some advanced exercise after jogging along the shore. One of the most iconic on the Khobar corniche is the Khobar tower. It is a tall building with saucer like on top of the tower. Some areas also have fountain that make the air cooler. For you who has interest on science and edutainment for kids, there is scitech in khobar corniche. It is a education based facility with many entertainment.

Playground for kids is available in many areas in Khobar corniche. Kids can play with many kids of arenas. There are bridge like chain, sliding, see-saw, and many more. Each area has different set of arcades. Some family can bring their own tent to do camping but you can only make fire for barbecue on several spots otherwise there will be fine for the violation. On several occasion, there will be exhibition for kids and all age depending on the theme.
Fountain and Restaurant

Shopping district and restaurant are available in the corniche. There is Tamimi market if you want to do shopping for daily needs. Clothing and fashion can be seen on the other side like local brand Max or Red Tag, or global brand like Massimo Dutti, Zara, F&F, or Mothercare. If you are hungry, there are tens of restaurant or fast food with middle east themed or international brand like McDonald, KFC, or Popeye. As conclusion, Khobar corniche is a must-stop destination in Khobar.

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