Welcome to Hofuf Saudi Arabia

Basking in the world's largest oasis, Al-Ahsa, Hofuf is a city that adds a poetic rhythm to the beauty of Saudi Arabia. Located in the centre of Eastern Province, this place is one of the world's largest date-producing cities. And while you taste the date, some excellent recreational spots, such as King Fahd Park and Lake Al Asfar, will be waiting for you to capture the unparalleled joys of your life there.

Top things to do and see

  • Evoke your creative soul at the 150-old pottery centre in Saudi, Dougha handmade pottery centre. Engage in conversations about its history, walk around the factory, and don't forget to try your hands at pottery.
  • Walk yourself to the most incredible view of your life on the floating rock. It is what the name suggests, and you are bound to feel exuberant after this marvellous visit.
  • Tour Ibrahim palace from dorm to dorm and stable to the museum. The place tells stories in paintings, historical relics, and the mosque, where serenity will add to your experience.
  • Head to Qaisariah Souq to participate in the shopping spree. You will find the best souvenirs and traditional remnants there.
  • Grasp the view of the Uqair beach from Uqair Fort, and you will be glad you did. Brought to life by the Ottoman empire, this 300-year-old fort will mesmerise you enough to stay a little longer.
  • Your trip to Hofuf is incomplete if you haven't tasted the locally produced dates in several varieties. Since Al-Ahsa is the largest date producer, you must know what heaven these treats are made of.

Tips for travellers

Take a day tour to the beautiful and must-visit places of Al Qara Hill and Jawatha AL Ahsa. Explore the Al-Ahsa heritage village and dive into the local atmosphere of Saudi Arabian history. Discover the museum, music, and local cuisine. Enjoy a pleasant drive to the Jawatha Mosque and check out the remains of the original structure.

Getting around

The airport is located at a distance of 17 km from the city. If you have no arrangements to commute to your destination, take the taxi service at the airport. The main taxi stand is located near the SAPTCO office. Trains and buses run to several destinations in Hofuf. So, you will have no trouble travelling to your next-to-visit place.

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