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Like an oyster, Bahrain has a rough exterior that takes some prising open, but it's always worth the effort. Manama may lack the finesse of other Gulf capitals, but that's key to its appeal. The storied location o...
Although it's dominated by its capital city, there’s more to Bahrain Island than Manama, as those coming for the Grand Prix are sure to discover. The island is particularly rich in archaeological sites. Bahrain is small, so the main sights make easily access...
The best hotels and hostels in Bahrain.
Bahrain's Formula 1 circuit is among the major attractions of the country and one of the main reasons for getting out of Manama to explore the island.
The top sights, activities and tours in Bahrain.
Overlooking the northern coast a 10-minute drive from central Manama, and standing guard on an ancient tell (mound created by centuries of urban rebuilding), Unesco World Heritage–listed Bahrain Fort was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century as part of a string of defences along the Gulf. The moated fort is particularly attractive at night, when the history of the site seems...
Adjacent to Bahrain National Museum, this stunning architectural showpiece opened in November 2012. Covering nearly 12,000 sq metres, it's the third-largest theatre in the Middle East and it's at its best up c...
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