333. Manama, Bahrain
Why Manama, Bahrain
Manama is the main city in the small island country of Bahrain. You don’t hear much about it at all, but its rich in history and if you love architecture you will be amazed at the structures.
Manama is the capital of Bahrain and is located in the northern part of the island just south of the airport which is located on the Al Muharraq Island. Bahrain is located in the Middle East.
How To Get Here
The closest airport is Bahrain International Airport (BAH).
The following airlines has service to Bahrain International Airport (BAH):
Air India Express (IX), AlMasria Universal Airlines (UG), British Airways (BA), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Emirates (EK), Egyptair (MS), Etihad Airways (EY), FlyDubai (FZ), Gulf Air (GF), Jazeera Airways (J9), Jet Airways (9W), Kuwait Airways (KU), Kuwait National Airways (Q9), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Oman Air (WY), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV), SriLankan (UL) and Turkish Airlines (TK).
If you are already in the region, you can rent a car and take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
Where To Stay
There are several hotel in the city including major chain hotels so you will have no issues finding a place to match your budget.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
There are lots of places to eat in Manama City. From malls, to street stalls to well known establishments, you will find plenty of places to eat.
What To Do
Bahrain has many different things to do. One of the main things is to see the Bab Al Bahrain Market in the center of the city.
Also check out the Museum and the Bahrain Fort, Seef Mall for great shopping, Gold City, the Bahrain Synagogue and the Al Fateh Mosque.
In terms of architecture, you will be pleased. My favorite building is the World Trade Center; when you go you will see why. You can from the photos here too.
You can find a list of things to do at http://www.bahrain.com/en/vp/things-to-do/Pages/default.aspx. You can also find the Top 10 Popular things to do at http://www.bahrain.com/en/vp/things-to-do/top-ten-sights/Pages/default.aspx#.WiVyIUtpGYU.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.
Currency: Bahraini dinar (BHD)