Bahrain

Muharraq

Muharraq

Muharraq (Al-Muharraq) is the former capital of Bahrain. Here you can feel the very historical charm of the eastern city of the 18th and 19th centuries, which was also a thriving center of pearl mining and trade.

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About the city

The city is located on the island of the same name and is known not only for Bahrain International Airport, but also for the Pearl Way Heritage site, which tells about the era of pearl mining through the architecture and urban heritage of the old city of Muharraq.

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March 17, 2024

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