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Address: Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain

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One of the best hangouts in Bahrain

The souq area or Bab Al Bahrain area is very interesting to visit. You can easily spend 4 hours strolling between the narrow alleyways which hold all kinds of interesting things... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Manama, Bahrain
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Manama, Bahrain
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the old Bahrain, it happens to be my birth place too, but now a tourist attraction. Bahraini nationals have moved our of the heart of the capital around a generation ago, leaving the place to be mainly a market and a touristic attraction. after the recent renovated areas by the ministry of culture, Bab Al Bahrain is one... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The souq area or Bab Al Bahrain area is very interesting to visit. You can easily spend 4 hours strolling between the narrow alleyways which hold all kinds of interesting things. Weather you are looking for traditional clothing or souvenirs or copies of expensive brands are all there. Restaurants serving traditional Breakfast/lunch can also be found. Don't miss the spice... More 

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Scotland
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It has had a fave lift and is now very nice and it leads you to the arts and culture area of Manama nice for a walk in the good weather

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time strolling through the souk one evening. It is really the only place I've been in Bahrain for some soveneir shopping. There you will find a mix of different cultures and a great variety of products; from soveneirs to jewellery, scarfs and shoes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Jameel Jewellers is 10min away from this location, they have amazing pearl jewellery, a must visit. Visit their instagram account to look at their amazing pieces. Instagram: @jameeljewellers

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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