Bahrain

Manama

Manama

Manama (Arab. المنامة) is the capital and largest city of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Manama is a commercial and financial center and home to about half of the country's population.

Top places and attractions in Manama

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Overview

Manama consists of several districts, each of which has its own distinction. It should be remembered that this is the country's business center. On weekdays there are traffic jams on the roads, especially in the evening.

Seef

Evening View Inside The Avenues Mall

The most modern and prestigious district, located in the north of the city. Skyscrapers, marinas for yachts, elite residential complexes Bahrain Financial Harbour and Reef Islands, magnificent promenade Bahrain Bay, supplemented by premium hotels Wyndham Grand Manama, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, Hilton Garden Inn Bahrain Bay and very beautiful mall The Avenues, decorated in the style of a European promenade street with a starry sky.

Adliya

Adliya can be called the most glamorous district. Here there is a large concentration of European, Asian and Middle Eastern restaurants and cafes.

The district is known for its art galleries and exhibitions. During the Bahrain Grand Prix, a large fan zone is set up in the heart of the district, where spectators can watch the race on a big screen.

Diplomatic Territory

This district is a financial, administrative, and diplomatic center of the country. Here the main government buildings, banks, and embassies are concentrated.

It is in this area that the famous twin skyscrapers of the World Trade Center of Bahrain stand, as well as Moda Mall, which features luxury fashion brands from all over the world.

Al Hoora

The most vibrant and social area of the city, where on weekends life never stops until the morning. Here there are many mid-range hotels. You definitely should take a stroll along the famous Exhibition Avenue in the evening hours, where behind bright signs there are small shops, cafes, restaurants and banks.

Juffair

It is a modern and prestigious area of the city, where Al Fateh Grand Mosque and the Ministry of Islamic Affairs are located. In addition to a large number of hotels, cafes and restaurants, the area is home to many schools. Europeans prefer to live here.

Gudaibiya

A bustling area that’s a continuation of Al Hoora. Very popular amongst expats from India, Philippines, Ethiopia and Pakistan.

What to see in Manama?

If you're going to Manama, you must make sure to visit:

Al Fateh Grand Mosque

The Bahrain National Museum

The National Theatre of Bahrain

Block 338 in Adliya

Take a stroll along Bahrain Bay Promenade behind The Avenues Mall.

See the Athar memorial and the fantastic view of the multi-colored skyscrapers at Bahrain Financial Harbour and Reef Islands.

What else to see?

Manama and the surrounding cities are so close that it can give the feeling of one big city. Pay attention that such historical places like the Bahrain Pearling Path, Qal'at al-Bahrain, Qal'at Abu Mahir and and other great places.

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April 08, 2024

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