When I lived in Bahrain I used to visit the Souk on a regular basis. You can buy all sorts of items here and take in the street life.
In the evenings many Western expats came here for the famous "souk tour" it is not what you think. Located in the Souk are many bars in 1 or 2 star hotels which expats used to go to on a Thursday night.
I came back to visit bahrain recently and visited the souk, I gave the bars a miss but the rest of the souk was just how I left it so many years ago.
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