Al Khobar Corniche

Eastern Province

Jam-packed with families, joggers, cyclists and locals hoping to catch fish, the Gulf-side Al Khobar Corniche makes for a pleasant evening of people-watching with a seaview backdrop as you stroll from cafe to cafe.

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