And Dhahran as well.
Dammam, Al Khobar, and Dharan also known as the tri-cities that are located in the Eastern part of the country have a different vibe compared to that of the rest of the country. This is apparent in a lot of things from the people, to the culture and even the architecture.
With mosques being one of the most prominent forms of architecture in the country, we show you some of the tri-cities most beautiful mosques.
Bin Laden Mosque
Snapchatters love it. Sitting on a small piece of land in the middle of the Arabian Gulf, the whitewashed mosque has a unique magnetism about it. Nowadays, it has become a popular tourist site as it makes for an amazing display picture on social media.
King Fahd Airport Mosque
Built on the roof of the car park of the airport, the mosque combines historical architecture styles with modern ones. It is one of the most noticeable landmarks of the Eastern Province and can accommodate about 2000 worshippers at once.
Al Wabel Mosque
During the night its golden lights add a splendor to the mosque. Inside the mosque is bright and spacious. Al Wabel mosque is known for holding lectures and Qur’anic circles regularly.
— جامع الوابل بالدمام (@AlwabelMosque) February 20, 2018
King Fahd Mosque
One of the largest mosques in the Eastern Province, the King Fahd Mosque has an architectural style that is distinctly Saudi. Not one that draws upon traditions but the kind that has developed over time after the oil boom.
انعكاس جامع الملك فهد في #مدينة_الخبر ..
— صور السعودية (@Saudi_Pics) November 25, 2017
Khaled Al Dabal Mosque
The green central dome and green roof give this whitewashed mosque a rather distinctive look. At night it looks even better when the spotlight is brought on its green color.
— عاجل الشرقية (@Ajelalshargiya) November 23, 2017