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Bab el-Bahrain Souk, Manama
(3.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Bab el-Bahrain Souk lets you discover an old world market composed of a labyrinth of alleys lined by spice vendors, carpet merchants, and specialist stores, including a designated complex of dozens of fine jewelers. Soak up the sights and smells of this authentic market, picking up local handicraft and tasty treats to take home. Leading toward the central business district, the recently added appendage to the market provides a modern twist to the area, with many of Bahrain's most popular malls lining the central streets. Use our Manama vacation route planner to visit Bab el-Bahrain Souk on your trip to Manama, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is a souk in the Bahrain city centre. And selling various things, such as food, jewelry, cell phone, are crowded with people of South Asian descent to work mostly. It sells particularly unusual not to taste the atmosphere of this country is not helpful.
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  • Quaint little local shops, bigger more modern shops...very "swap meet" kind of mentlity...people willing to barter, nit quick to take no for an answer. Lots of "Genuine fake Beats", but also cool loca...  more »
  • A nice place for cheap items and if you like bargaining. This is the main souq for bahraini people for their daily shopping. The small mall at the begining of the souq contains some nice shops and caf...  more »