This excellent museum helps bring Bahrain Fort alive. How can you fail to enjoy exhibits labelled ‘Looking for a Tylos Necropolis?’....
A 10-minute drive from central Manama, and standing guard on an ancient tell (mound created by centuries of urban rebuilding)...
An amusement park called Kids Kingdom has a few rides if nearby construction work isn't off-putting, and you'll find plenty of...
Regularly screens recent Western films, and tickets cost around BD2. Programmes are advertised in the local English-language newspapers.
Lonely Planet review
All top-end hotels have sophisticated bar areas, often with jazz or other live music and usually featuring a 'happy hour' or cut-price cocktails. Head to the Polynesian-themed Trader Vic's for a drink.