Bahrain Shopping

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Bahrain Shopping

  • Another Luxury Mall: City Centre

    The shopping mall craze continues in the Middle East and Bahrain is not spared. Added in Sep 2008, City Centre is possibly a branch of other "City Centre" shopping malls around the Gulf (e.g. Doha, Dubai, etc.). This one seems larger and glitzier than your typical modest shopping malls in Bahrain, and is attached to the Kempinski hotel. It contains...

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  • Seef Mall

    Yet another excessively large luxury shopping centre in Manama. As its name indicates, it is located in the Seef district not far from the Ritz Carlton.

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  • Bahrain Mall

    Bahrain Mall is located along the main highway. It is adjacent to Geant (another shopping mall)They have game shops, international brands and specialty stores. This is relatively small compared to Al Seef and you can find less people coming here. If you want to watch a movie, they have cinemas on the upper floor.

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  • AL Seef Mall

    The famous and the largest mall in Bahrain is the Al Seef Mall . It caters to the general public whether you plan to go shopping, cinema, coffehouse or restaurants. They all have it here.It is multi-buildings interconnected to each other.Located at the main coastal way.

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  • Toys..Toys..Toys

    A shopping heaven for kids...from dolls to robots, from PSP games to DVD's name it and they all have it here.Located within Al Seef Mall.

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  • Bedouin Crafts

    Bedouins are the traditional nomadic tribes of the Arab world, and they are famous for producing coloful and elaborate handmade crafts, especially jewelry and clothing. Although the tiny island of Bahrain does not have any native Bedouin tribes (at least I highly doubt they do), there are many shops that specialize in traditional Bedouin...

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  • Spice Market in the Manama Souq

    When wandering around the narrow back alleys of the Manama Souq, follow your nose to the alley lined with spice shops. These shops are not hard to spot as they all display pyramids of multi-colored spices out in front, as well as sacks of various whole spices, nuts, and dried fruits. Even if you aren't intereste in buying anything, it is some of...

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  • Airport Duty-Free

    Even if you only have a few hours layover in the Bahrain International Airport, the duty-free shops offer a few goodies that are definitely worth picking up. It is a relatively small airport with only a handful of shops, mostly carrying the standard duty-free items seen around the world (cigarettes, perfume, liquor, chocolate). But there are also a...

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  • Middle Eastern Perfumes

    After gold, perfume is another popular luxury good that is widely available in Bahrain. The middle east region is known for producing a wide array of exotic perfumes, and Bahrain has no shortage of specialty perfume shops selling every fragrance imaginable. Many shops will even create a personal fragrance just for you using a blend of frangrances...

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  • Gold and Jewelry Mall

    From a shopping standpoint, Bahrain is most known for gold jewelry. The appropriately named Gold Souq in Manama is a modern, air-conditioned mall with several stories of nothing but gold/jewelry shops. Whether you are looking for contemporary or antique/Bedouin styles, this place has it all. The store owners are all friendly and speak English....

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  • Persian Carpets

    The owner makes it special - he's been dealing in Persian carpets all his life and knows loads about them. The great thing about buying Persian carpets in Bahrain is that you can see all the various types in one shop (unlike Iran) and the prices are really competitive. Oh, and they really are works of art you walk on. Buy the one you can't live...

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  • Geant supermarket

    geant is a hypermarket near seef mall. lots of cheap good for sale, but terrible traffic problems getting out at rush hours.

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  • Magic Carpets

    Salman Carpet Centre - No 44, Juffair Avenue ( near Bahrain school)Mutahar Carpet Centre - Elite 3, Next to Cinnabon , Juffair , Adliya Carpet sold in Bahrain come from countries like Turkey, Iran , Afghanistan and Pakistan.The more popular one is the intricate Naheen carpet from Nain in Iran.Often include a medallion in the center of carpet ,...

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  • GOLD GOLD GOLD

    The Gold Souk in Manama is the central shopping for jewelry. Many shops in close completition keeps prices low. Great craftsmanship on gold and silver jewelry, custom pieces available. Precious metals sold by weight, so you can really make good. Puzzle rings are very popular, especially with tri-color gold. Use a piece of dental floss to keep it...

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  • The Gold Souk

    Bahrain gold is usually 21 carat and hallmark; it is available in an infinite number of styles, including traditional Bedouin designs as well as the more contemporary European jewelry. If you can't see what you want, then don't worry pieces can also be made to order, although it is wise to confirm a price before the craftsmen go to work.

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  • The Souk

    No Visit to Bahrain would be complete without a trip to the Souk , with its profusion of colors, sounds, and aromas. All wares are sold, from cloth of colors and textures to gold and jewelry as well as the traditional array of spices and local produce. Bartering is expected, and indeed turns the whole experience of shopping into a challenge to see...

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  • Get ready to haggle!

    The Souk is where I learned the art of haggling. The shopkeeper will have an outrageous price tagged to an item. You counter with a low ball figure. He will howl with disgust and tell you that you are taking food from his children. You call him a robber instead of a merchant. This goes on until you get him down about 25% from the original price....

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