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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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  • The main attraction was the quaint cafeterias which were frequented by the locals. Shawarma shop from the 1970's old kebab shops and jewellery shops. Well worth a visit and you can spend 2 hours here....  more »
  • A vibrant & busy place, with plenty of shopping options available, from jewellery to souvenirs, to clothing & accessories, to street food... there is just EVERYTHING here. Really enjoyed the...  more »
  • Very good place to see Bahrain history and culture. You can buy handicraft and modern stuff
  • very nice place with variety of home decor shops, very old buildings in which resembles history of bahrain. very neat,clean and well maintained

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