Dhahran Shopping

  • Neat store in Hofuf; all kinds of antique swords
    Neat store in Hofuf; all kinds of...
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    Sony, JVC, Panasonic, etc.: Khobar Electronic Stores

    by william_navigator Updated Dec 27, 2005

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    Street in Khobar

    All the big name electronic brands are in Khobar. Sony, Panansonic, JVC, etc. You can find just about whatever you want. Remember the equipment may be 220 volt and PAL instead of 110 volt and NTSC. You can usually get TVs that are "multi" that will work "same-same" with PAL or NTSC.

    What to buy: Cameras, Camcorders, DVD players, stereos, TVs, etc.

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    Grocery Shopping

    by william_navigator Written Dec 27, 2005

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    Huge Shopping cart you can drive under at Geant.

    Your camp/compound may have a little store but Khobar/Dammam has lots of big grocery stores. Farm, Tamimi (old Safeway), Geant and Giant stores have just about all you could want to buy. Geant and the new Giant stores are like Super Walmarts or Targets. There are also markets that you can visit to get specialty items, like the fish market, asian market, etc.

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    Markets and stores of Hofuf: Hofuf Shopping

    by william_navigator Written Dec 27, 2005

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    Neat store in Hofuf; all kinds of antique swords

    Hofuf is the principal city in the giant date producing oasis of Al-Hasa. Visit the many stores or the central market for all kinds of items. Items like furniture, antiques, jewelry, crafts, blankets, camel saddles, old swords, clothing, etc. You will get better prices here than in the big cities (Dammam, Khobar) so don't forget to bargain.

    What to pay: Lower than average

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    Mall Of Dhahran: A New Mall In The Eastern Province!

    by clws Written Sep 12, 2005

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    Dhahran now has a new mall! It is really nice and there is new shops opening all the time. It has over 1,000,000 sq. feet of retail space! Women's clothing, men's clothing, children's clothing, shoes for everyone. They have Abayah shops as well as accessory stores. Jewelry stores, cosmetics and perfumes. Several restaurants, Starbucks, a couple of ice cream shops, and area for children to play. They even have an ice skating rink!
    Stores such as Zara, Massimo Dutti, Marks & Spencer, Adams, Monsoon, Nine West, Promod, and La Senza t
    There is a grocery store there as well. Definately a place to check out!

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    Commissary: On Compound Convenience

    by clws Written Sep 12, 2005

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    The Aramco Community in Dhahran has a nice commissary so that it's employees and their families have an on location place to shop and buy grocery and household items. Inside of the commissary you will also find a bakery and a candy and nut vendor. It is nice to be able to have this convienence here.

    What to pay: Prices vary. Some things are a little more expensive then in town, other things are a little cheaper.

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    Mini Mart: 24 hour convenience

    by clws Written Sep 12, 2005

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    Mini Mart

    The Mini Mart is a small convenience store located in Aramco's Dhahran Community. It is open 24 hours a day for your convienence. They have an assortment of groceries, beverages, household, and toiletry items.

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