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Dhahran is a loose collection of compounds, oil and military facilities in the Eastern Province. It doesn't really have a city centre. Most people go to neighbouring Al Khobar or Dammam to do their shopping.
Dhahran is best known as the home of Aramco, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and the Air Force base.
Dhahran is never going to become a major tourist centre. Barbed-wire fences, road blocks and sand-bagged machine gun posts remind you of the fact that many people have been killed by terrorists in this area.
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals dominates Dhahran. The campus stands on a 100m-high rocky outcrop, or... more travel advice
Instead of statues, Dhahran has planes on concrete plinths. There is a row of three of them at the old airport, which is... more travel advice
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