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Address: Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain

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Visit Bab Al Bahrain

One of the popular places in Manama. It is considered among the oldest landmarks by which Bahrain was known. It attracts many visitors from the Gulf and other countries. You can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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515 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is one of my favorite places. It has shops, cafes and authentic old bahrain. It is not good for hot days as bahrain has high humidity.

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Thank Sa S
Manama, Bahrain
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is so rich in culture so nicely arranged each part of it worth seeing.. just don't miss the sweet section or the Gold area fantastic

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Thank SuhairBok
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37 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bab Al Bahrain Market or Souq is one of the attractions to tourist in Bahrain. When you visit this place, you will enjoy the main shopping market for local people prior to the era if shopping malls. You will learn about the culture in Bahrain as well as you will finds great stuff at a very low prices. Don't miss... More 

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Bahrain
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to get around, lots of bright colors and lights. Shop owners won't annoy you too much. Lots of fun to be had, try some of the eateries, get a freshly squeezed juice (any combination), have some sweets, nice tea and coffee, or get yourself a snazzy tailored shirt or suit at a good price.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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22 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

just for look around. worth to visit once at after noon. you can found souvenirs and other light items.

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Thank Sulaman M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do visit 100 years old temple in manama. shop outside temple babylon wit freash flowers specially roses and jasmine garland n handicrafts. Souvenir are also amazing for frnds n family.. It was a worth visit.. U feel like in India while entering tht road.

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Thank Kanchan S
Workington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical of many of the souks in the region, many side streets, filled with people trying to entice you to buy something, but you did not feel under any pressure or hassle, even when looking in the windows.. Nice little covered area as well, with a decent traditional cafe. the enterance 45 yearsago had massive gates on the enterance, and... More 

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Thank alisdair t
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the popular places in Manama. It is considered among the oldest landmarks by which Bahrain was known. It attracts many visitors from the Gulf and other countries. You can find traditional foods such as halwa, fresh hot bread from tandoori as well as traditional dresses.

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Thank Mohammed I
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting Bahrain and we had to stop at the Souk, the place was clean, the people were very friendly. We had a good time looking around

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Thank Fernando G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical of Middle Eastern shopping (old old school) good merchants with (some good, some bad) items and specialities. Overall, this is a typical Middle Eastern experience. Crowded most of the time. But this adds to the flavor of it for sure. Lots of good deals on Taylor made clothing. Wow !!

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