Travel To Bahrain
Bahrain is an archipelago just off the coast of Qatar and surprisingly, isn't one of the smallest countries in the world. They consider themselves a sophisticated boutique country with guarantees of authenticity and a lovely people who are welcoming the growing interest in their country. Within the last few years, tourism has been picking up here. There is a burgeoning culinary scene, an incredible array of architecture from traditional Islamic to the ultra contemporary and a flourishing art community.
There is no shortage of diverse beaches and the large number of expats living here serve to give a very cosmopolitan, yet unpretentious vibe.
Manama, the Kingdom's capital, offers a wealth of things to do from shopping, visiting museums and galleries, or if you are a racing enthusiast, one of the world's premier Formula One races takes place right here. Not too far away on neighboring islands, are even more opportunities for exploring the area on both land and the water.
There are nature parks, amusement parks, and forts that date back centuries for those interested in history. Finally, if a bit of being pampered and rejuvenation are in order, you'll find world class spa experiences and incredibly lavish accommodations.
Things To Do In Bahrain
Claimed to be to be the only institute in the entirely world devoted to the Quran, Beit al Quran in Arabic means House of Quran. Located in Manama, the complex has a mosque, an auditorium, a madrasa (religious school), a museum, and changing art exhibitions. One of the best reasons to go is to see the fascinating collection of Quranic manuscripts on display and visit the library with over 50,000 books written in Arabic, English, and French that center mostly on Islam, many of these manuscripts date back to the 7th century.
No visit to Manama should go without visiting Bab Al-Bahrain which is the beautifully restored entrance to the old Manama Suq. A unique shopping experience that will leave you feeling as if you have walked through a time machine, taking a stroll from the ancient past all the way through to the present and on into the future. — You’ll find the usual handicrafts and souvenirs, beautiful textiles, exotic spices, and different perfumes among the different wares. There are also many traditional coffee shops and cafés to enjoy.
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The Best Times To Go To Bahrain
The best times to visit Bahrain is from mid-November through March. During these months, the weather is on its best behavior and you will not be in danger of melting.
One of the more popular times for tourism in Bahrain is March or April when the Formula One race takes place and things get more expensive and much busier here.
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