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King Fahd Causeway, Saudi Arabia - Bahrain

From series “The Longest Bridges in the World”
Year: 1986. Lenght: 25 km.

In Saudi Arabia is located King Fahd Dam, whose general length is 25 km. The opening of the Brückendamm took place in 1986. The bridge was named in honor of the prominent king Fahd bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud. The King of Saudi Arabia participated personally in the bridge of the bridge. The ceremony took place on 11th November 1982. Despite the grand scale of the bridge, which demanded the investment of 1.2 billion US dollars, the project was fully financed by the authorities of Saudi Arabia.

King Fahd Causeway, Saudi Arabia - Bahrain The Autobrücke crosses the Persian Gulf and connects El-Hubara town with Bahrain Island. Bridge construction is considered one of the most complicated in the world. In reality, it is a complex of three great bridges and an artificial islands. The largest artificial island is located in the center of the bridge. It is very large and is very well equipped. This island serves as a border between Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom of Bahrain, on its territory are the transport stations and the transition points and the recreational areas are equipped.

For the tourists, the high tower was built with the lookout platform on the island from which the wonderful panorama opens onto one of the largest bridges in the world. At present, King Fahd Bridge is of great strategic and tourist importance. In 2011 the bridge was actively used by the military for settlement of the unrest in Bahrain. For the tourists the trip over the bridge and the visit of the Kunstinseln have long been an exciting adventure. Next - 6th October Bridge

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King Fahd Causeway - interactive map

Nearest airports:
 »  Dhahran International Airport DHA - in 20 km
 »  Bahrain Airport BAH - in 30 km
 »  Doha Ahp Airport OK4 - in 155 km
 »  Doha Airport DOH - in 163 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near King Fahd Causeway

Hamala Beach Resort

Located in 13 km from King Fahd Causeway
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Rooms: 28
The air-conditioned rooms at Hamala Beach Resort are decorated in traditional style, while the studios are modern and include a kitchenette. They all … More: photo, rates and booking
Riviera Palace Deluxe Suites

Located in 19 km from King Fahd Causeway
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Rooms: 53
Tucked away from the bustling areas in the quiet and friendly Sehla, near King Fahad Causeway with few minutes to Adhari games park and 10 minutes … More: photo, rates and booking
Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa

Located in 20 km from King Fahd Causeway
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Rooms: 166
Furnished with a modern décor, all units at Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa include a minibar, electric kettle and private bathroom. The suites, decorated … More: photo, rates and booking
Tulip Inn Bahrain

Located in 21 km from King Fahd Causeway
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Rooms: 215
The air-conditioned rooms and suites at The Tulip Inn Bahrain come with Wi-Fi access and a coffee/tea maker. They are all spacious and include a … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around King Fahd Causeway - Al Khobar

The popular recreation place is the Corniche. This street is considered as the most beautiful in the city. When walking here, you can see beautiful fountains, decorative pools, and landscape decorations. Near the Corniche Coast, there are popular restaurants, department stores and shopping malls. It is just impossible to look over all the local attractions in just one day.

Several years ago, the science museum called the Scitech Technology Center was opened at the resort. It will be interesting to everyone. The museum presents its guests the latest advances in the field of space exploration and incredible discoveries in physics and chemistry. During excursions, the visitors of the museum are offered to carry out interesting experiments. Most of the exhibits are interactive. Also, educational excursions are given here for children.
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