Arad Fort is not as large or as celebrated as its nearby sibling the Bahrain Fort, but it is this reason that Arad is worth a trip, as a visitor will often find themselves the only person there inside the fort, allowing one to absorb the history uninterrupted.
Bahrain Fort HISTORY. The Bahrain Fort, also known as Qal'at al Bahrain, is an ancient tell and a former Portuguese military fortification in Manama, Bahrain. Excavation of the Bahrain Fort site has revealed that it is an artificial mound made up of layers created by successive occupation dating back as far as 2300 BC.
The Bahrain National Museum (Arabic: متحف البحرين الوطني , also referred to as National Museum of Bahrain) is the largest and one of the oldest public museums in Bahrain. It is constructed near the King Faisal Highway in Manama and opened in December 1988.
The traditional sea-use of harvesting pearls from oyster beds in the Arabian Gulf shaped the island of Bahrain's economy for millennia. As the best-known source of pearls since ancient times, the Gulf industry reached the apex of its prosperity at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
Al-Qudaibiya Palace or Gudaibiya Palace is a palace in Gudaibiya, Manama, Bahrain. Located off Bani Otbah Avenue and Al Fatih Highway, it lies west of the Al Fateh Grand Mosque and southwest of the Old Palace of Manama and the Andalus Garden and Manama Cemetery. It is a light pink palace with a pearl-coloured, onion-shaped dome.
Since 1990, Gulf House Engineering S.P.C (GHE) has fast become the most prestigious and successful firm in the Kingdom of Bahrain The leap from a small architectural practice to a recognized multi-disciplinary firm is the result of the hard work of a qualified and talented team, and their dedication above all, to quality.
The Ibrahim Al Arrayed House is dedicated to the art of poetry, which plays a central cultural role in this region. It is named after the famous Bahraini poet Ibrahim Al Arrayed, who was Bahrain’s foremost figure in poetry and literature for over half a century.
The unique The Juffair Grand Hotel is a 4-star property placed 6 km from Khamis Mosque. Residing in a 9-story building, the hotel was opened in 1999 and renovated in 2012. The Juffair Grand Hotel is located within 30 minutes' walk from the center of Manama. A convenient setting near a bus stop offers good public transport connections.
The Khamis Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الخميس ; transliterated: Masǧid al-ḫamīs) is believed to be the first mosque in Bahrain, built during the era of the Umayyad caliph Umar II. According to Al Wasat journalist Kassim Hussain, other sources mention that it was built in a later era during the rule of Uyunids with one minaret.
Manama Souq, in the warren of streets behind Bab Al Bahrain, is the place to go for electronic goods, bargain T-shirts, nuts, spices, sheesha bottles and a plethora of other Bahraini essentials. Highlights include the Gold Souq, Kingdom of Perfumes, the Spice Souq and World of Herbs.
Centrally located in the heart of Adliya, The 4-Star Palace Boutique Hotel offers modern and air-conditioned non-smoking rooms with free WiFi. Rooms at The Palace Boutique Hotel are decorated in neutral tones. All have a flat-screen TV and a minibar. Each come with a private bathroom with a hairdryer.
Pirate Land Happy. Hour is now extended up to 4pm! Enjoy 30% off on selected video games, attractions and rides from Sunday to Wednesday, (except holidays), between 10am to 4pm. . Enjoy 30% off on selected video games, attractions and rides from Sunday to Wednesday, (except holidays), between 10am to 4pm. .
Manama Post Office The historical post office of Manama, situated directly behind the Bab Al Bahrain will be the location of a mail museum that will count the history of postal services of Bahrain. The museum will include the archives of the postal services, as well as an interactive audio-visual display that will enable visitors to print and mail their own postcards around the world.
Siyadi House, also known as Bayt Siyadi (Arabic: بيت سيادي) is a historic building in Muharraq City, Kingdom of Bahrain. It is part of a larger complex of buildings constructed for the pearl merchant Abdullah bin Isa Siyadi, which further includes a mosque and a majlis.
Wyndham Garden Manama is located in heart of Manama - Juffair with close proximity from City center, Diplomatic Area and Saudi Causeway and near to shopping centres and Al Fateh Grand mosque. All guest rooms have a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchen, a dining area and a private bathroom with a bath or shower.
Searching for a splash packed, ride filled watery wonderland? Grab your swim suit, a towel and head down to Wahooo!, at Bahrain’s City Center. The Middle East’s first indoor-outdoor waterpark and set over a whopping 15,000 square-meters, Wahooo! guarantees hours of joy and is a major fun destination if looking for things to do in Bahrain.
At the heart of Manama, the Water Garden City master plan focused on providing a sustainable development of 7,700 residential units; for a residential population of over 40,000 people and with a total area of 340,000 sqm of lettable retail and office space.