Bahrain Things to Do

  • Arad Fort
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  • Arad Fort
    by globetrott
  • Arad Fort
    by globetrott

Bahrain Things to Do

  • National Museum

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Bahrain is an island and still the first exhibits of local history are dating back to the time of 1600 B.C. and already at that time there were trading connections with Mesopotamia. You will see some of them in the Bahrain National museum. In my 2nd picture: a relief that has the inscription: " The ships of Dilmun, from the foreign lands, brought...

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  • Mosques

    Bahrain Things to Do

    This is the biggest Mosque of Manama , the impressive Al-Fateh Mosque, beeing able to accomodate about 7000 people. It is a pity we just passed by it on our way back to the ship, so I have to go inside the next time when I am in Bahrain. I can proudly say that the chandeliers were made by Swarowski from Austria. There is a severe dresscode for...

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  • Arad Fort

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Take the steps from the innercourt of Fort Arád in order to get up to the upper floor that was also used by the defenders of this prehistoric castle. To step up there is certainly no good idea for people who have problems to hold the balance because you will find no fence at all on one side of the quite narrow path that you have to follow. The...

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  • Souq

    Bahrain Things to Do

    We came to the Souk of Al Muharraq on December 16th - that is the National Holiday of Bahrain - and where quite surprised that on such a holiday the shops would still be opened. Our tourguide told us that Al Muharraq is an old town that is inhabited mainly by not so wealthy people, the houses are quite simple and also the price-level in the Souk...

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  • Fort

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Bahrain Fort (Qala'at al-Bahrain) has a history dating back to 16th century. It was built by Portuguese who were using the trade routes around this region. The architecture is quite impressive, but under the hot sun you can't stay too long. After 30-45 minutes, you need to stay in the shade or enjoy the cafe close to the entrance.

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  • Tree of Life

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Imagine a big green tree in the middle of a barren desert, you can see it with your own eyes if you visit Bahrain. The tree is said to be 400 to 500 years old. Its long roots probably have found some underground water source, but it is still a miracle as it is the only green living organism available in that area. Reaching there is quite...

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  • Al Areen Wildlife Park

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Al-Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve is a huge wildlife park located outskirts of the City. The whole area is very clean and well maintained. They have numerous numbers of gazelles, flamingos, ostrich, ducks, goats, birds,giraffe etc. The entrance fee is 500Fils, this includes a bus tour within the park. This will take about 45 minutes with one...

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  • Pearl Monument

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Pearl Monument is one of the landmarks of Bahrain which you cannot miss. Pearl used to be the main income of Bahrain and island's wealth comes from the pearl, later followed by oil. The monument represents the 6 states in the gulf. Unfortunately, this famous landmark has been demolished during the unrest in Bahrain in March 2011.

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  • King Fahad Causeway

    Bahrain Things to Do

    Opened in 1986, this remarkable 15.5 miles (25km) feat of engineering links Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most expensive bridges in the world. There is a long queue during Thursday night ( Thursday and Friday is weekend here in Saudi Arabia ) because all Saudis and expat will be rushing to go over to this place for a drink, partying,...

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  • Camels

    Bahrain Things to Do

    When visiting the desert in the general area of the Tree of Life, you may come across a herd of camels. For a few dollars you may stop and the herdsman will allow you to hop on one and take photographs. The last time I was down there, I counted 52 camels in the herd.

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  • International Circuit

    Bahrain Things to Do

    For F1 Grand Prix, Bahrain has a circuit too and it is located in the middle of the desert. The good thing is that it is very close to a water park so you always have a chance to cool down before or after the big race.

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