Bab el-Bahrain Souk, Manama

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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. Plan your Bab el-Bahrain Souk visit and explore what else you can see and do in Manama using our Manama road trip planning tool .
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  • We got the hotel minibus to drop us at the Souk and had a great evening. 20p for lovely mini chicken shwarmas, very cheap freshly squeezed fruit punches and a multitude of Arabian and Indian stores. T...  more »
  • Nice place to buy souvenirs and other local items.They have some restaurants also and very near to it is gold market.  more »
  • It’s a very nice place to go specially in December with all the celebrations and lights and good offers Even if you don’t want to buy anything it’s a nice place to walk around  more »

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