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Things to Do in Bahrain
A Perfect Day in Bahrain
Escape to the Kingdom of Bahrain for a holiday filled with fine dining, cultural excursions and seaside adventures.
The capital city of Manama is a dynamic centre for culture and tourist attractions, providing abundant options for things to do in Bahrain.
BAB AL BAHRAIN SOUQ
The old Manama Souq, Bab Al Bahrain is a vibrant traditional market with a large number of shops selling textiles, spices, incense and handicrafts. Be sure to stop by one of the old-school coffee shops.
SOUQ AL QAISARIYA
Located within Muharraq Souq, Souq al Qaisariya is a market specializing in natural pearls, reflecting Bahrain’s long reputation for high-quality pearls with distinctive colour and lustre.
For international and Arabian specialties, plan an outing to Bahrain shopping malls, including The Avenues Bahrain right opposite the hotel, City Centre and the Seef Mall. For high-end boutiques, head to Moda Mall at the Bahrain World Trade Center.
BAHRAIN NATIONAL THEATRE
One of the Kingdom’s cultural icons, this impressive theatre seems to float on water. The 1,001 seats pay tribute to the tales of the 1,001 Arabian Nights. It’s the best place for international concerts and theatre.
A popular bohemian neighbourhood in Manama, Adliya is a busy, multicultural destination for dining and nightlife. Many of the old townhouses have been turned into art galleries, cafés and chic restaurants.
Take a three minute water taxi ride from the Hotel to the Avenues - Bahrain, Bahrain Bay’s premiere waterfront shopping destination. Operating hours of the Water Taxi to and from The Avenues:
10:30 am until mall closing time
Mall timing (weekdays): 10:00 am until 10:00 pm
Mall timing (weekends): 10:00 am until 12:00 midnight
BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
Catch the planet’s biggest race event, Formula One, during its Bahrain season at the BIC. Take the wheel on the karting track or ride in a Land Cruiser on an extreme 4x4 course.
BAHRAIN NATIONAL MUSEUM
Among the first museums in the Gulf, this complex includes three halls devoted to archaeology and ancient civilization, and two others depicting the lifestyle of Bahrain’s recent pre-industrial past.
QALAT AL BAHRAIN
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this hilltop museum reveals the history of Bahrain over the past 5,000 years. Archaeological excavations have unearthed antiquities from the Kassites, Portuguese and Persians.
Once the home of the ruling family of Bahrain, Sheikh Salman Bin Al Fateh Fort shares stories of important historical events in the Kingdom. Built in 1812, this majestic museum offers a splendid valley view.
BAIT AL QURAN
Housed in a spectacular building engraved with Arabic script, this distinguished museum showcases a significant collection of Quranic manuscripts and scriptures dating back to the 7th century.
OLD HOUSES OF AL MUHARAQ
Discover what Bahraini cities were like in years gone by with a visit to the old capital city. Wander narrow alleys and visit several restored museum houses, showcasing traditional Gulf Islamic architecture.