Dammam’s local attractions
Dammam has beautiful beaches, such as those on Al Marjan Island and panoramic sea views from the Dammam Corniche.
In their free time, residents head to the king Fahd Park with its own lagoon and food stands, or visit the museum of Archaeology and Ethnography at the national museum, which exhibits Saudi antiques and artefacts. Another popular place to visit is the Heritage Village, which welcomes visitors in Arabian style with cups of coffee and delicious dates.
Another popular site is Tarout Castle in the old town, which dates back 5000 years and was built on the ruins of former settlements and civilizations.
You can dine out on everything from Chinese to Syrian and Italian food, but fava beans, wheat, rice, yogurt, dates, and chicken are the local staples.