5 Must Try Experiences in Bahrain
27 April 2017
1. Take a Tour
If you're new to Bahrain, a wide selection of guided tours are the quickest way to gain insight into our rich culture. There are some wonderful history and wildlife sites in particular, with various tour operators such as Just Book Excursions.
2. Visit The Great Mosque
A wonderful feat of architecture, Al-Fateh Mosque is also an oasis of calm that is a welcome contrast to the busy hubbub of the city. Take your time here, because this famous site has amazing features and is of huge cultural significance to the people of Bahrain.
3. Watch a race or take a driving experience at Bahrain Circuit
Best known for the Bahrain Grand Prix, this site is a must for all motor racing fans. Nor is the F1 the only big attraction here, becuase there are various exciting racing events, along with some brilliant driving experiences should you wish to taste the thrill of racing for yourself!
4. Visit a traditional Bahraini Souq
While there are some outstanding modern shopping malls in Manama and Bahrain, do make sure you also visit a more traditional market place. The Souqs are awash with life and colour, delivering an amazing variety of goods and a fantastic local character.
5. Visit one of our festivals or events
If you have the time, be sure to take in some music, theatre or art while you visit. Look out for the bigger events in particular, such as our annual Spring of Culture. Hosted across several weeks, this is a feast of all forms of art, from street theatre to films and dance. See http://www.springofculture.org/