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Typical souk, nothing stand-out but still good.

This is a typical souk, although it is no the smaller side compared to the one in Istanbul or... read more

Reviewed today
London, United Kingdom
Walked around the souk

Great many shops to purchase from but I later learned that tourist may be charged an arm and a leg... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain
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Reviewed today

This is a typical souk, although it is no the smaller side compared to the one in Istanbul or Marrakesh. However it is still great to see people going about their business. There is also the Gold City further down the road, where you can...More

Thank Ss1098
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great many shops to purchase from but I later learned that tourist may be charged an arm and a leg purely because we would be non the wiser. So if you do go there either haggle or take someone local with you so they can...More

Thank UH M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a place for wholesale market you can buy souvenirs, mobile phone, clothes, shoes, hand bag, travel bag, toys, there is some restaurant also, but its an open area and very hot weather and its close early at 9:00 or 9:30.

Thank Aseelali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing truly special....same thing over and over. Mostly Indian items. Tons of watches and sunglasses....but a great place to people watch!

Thank purplemeanstreak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to buy souvenirs then have a visit this place. Its very narrow and having so many shops, its very difficult to walk in the weekends. Wish to visit this place, visit during evening time and weekdays. Too many gold shops and having...More

Thank Sudarson R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly it's souvenirs and mobile phones and watches. It doesnt have the amazing atmosphere of a Bazaar, like one in Istanbul for example

Thank Nikita Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a must for Filipinos to bring something to their family and friends a little something from the places the've visited. And if you'll visit Bahrain, this is the place where you can get souvenir items. You can get almost everything here. From ref...More

Thank Riyadhventourista
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a good place to visit in bahrain have a lot of stores and gold market there but the weather these days wont let u walk as long as u wear a gym cloth

Thank Moath A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to take your camera and your purse! Lots of items to buy. Store keepers very informative and, with permission, most people are happy to have photos taken.

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please do visit with family and friends very nice in Bahrain and enjoy KFC near in circle and old items also sold here

Thank stanley j
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stanley j
21 July 2017|
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Response from dnewman1156 | Reviewed this property |
It is a great area for shopping (many vendors). Very good prices, and they are willing to negotiate price on most products.
14 January 2017|
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Response from mdva590623 | Reviewed this property |
Everything in Bahrain is Very near as it's a small country. I would advice to take a taxi to the souq.
26 August 2015|
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Response from Hala_Sulaiman | Reviewed this property |
The 2 most popular are Al Shaker Tailoring and Akbari Fashion House. Prices vary depending on material and design.