The 25 kilometre King Fahad causeway, between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, was opened in November 1986; and with it came an increase in local tourism.
No visit to Bahrain would be complete without a trip to the soukh, with its profusion of colours, sounds, and aromas. A descriptive list of your sightseeing options in Bahrain, together with a handful of images.
Bahrain is ruled by the Al-Khalifa family, and some of their palaces are worth a visit: Bahrain's Guest Palace being one of the more famous.
Behind the modernism of Manama is the old town with its decorative houses, rambling Arab souks, old mosques and the occasional date palm grove.
The Bahrain National Museum is situated on the intersection of the Muharraq Causeway and King Faisal Highway.
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Best Western Elite Hotel: Manama.
Located in the heart of the city's trendiest area, the Best Western Juffair is a 4-star boutique hotel with spacious rooms offering free in-room amenities like: Internet access, coffee/tea maker, mineral water bottles, and newspaper. A gym and rooftop swimming pool are also available to guests.
Crowne Plaza Hotel: Manama.
The Crowne Plaza Bahrain is not just a hotel. It is a large business, conference and banqueting venue experienced in catering for all events and occasions.
Golden Tulip Bahrain: Manama.
This Golden Tulip Hotel is located in the diplomatic area of Manama, approximately five miles from Bahrain International Airport. Local attractions include the National Museum of Bahrain and Seef Mall, both located less than one mile from the property.
Gulf Hotel Bahrain: Manama.
The Gulf Hotel Bahrain boasts a stylish and cosmopolitan atmosphere, with a superb choice of restaurants and lounges. Together with the magnificent conference and exhibition facilities it is the perfect choice for the business or leisure traveller.
Movenpick Bahrain: Al Muharraq.
There is something wonderfully unique about the Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain; which blends the classic Swiss touch with Arabian hospitality. Being close to the international airport, the Movenpick Bahrain is in an ideal location for business travellers to Bahrain.
Radisson SAS Diplomat Hotel: Manama.
Newly refurbished, the Radisson SAS Diplomat Hotel's bedrooms are the largest in Bahrain and reflect a fresh and easy outlook. Being the only hotel to offer guests a choice of room styles, the 246 bedrooms include superb Suites, Royal Club, Superior and Executive Rooms as well as Classic, Maritime and unique Italian themes.
Ramada Palace Hotel: Manama.
Located in the centre of Manama, this 4-star deluxe Ramada Hotel features 86 luxurious, comfortable and modern-styled guestrooms with high-speed Internet access. Start the day with 'Ramada Mornings' Buffet breakfast, tune up in the fitness centre or relax by the outdoor swimming pool.
Regency Inter-Continental: Manama.
The Regency Inter-Continental Bahrain is a multi award winning hotel situated in the heart of the banking and business district of Manama, just a short walk from the main Souk.
Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa: Manama.
Situated on the north coast of Bahrain, overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the 20-acre Ritz Carlton Bahrain Hotel and Spa is approximately two miles from the Manama city centre and 10 miles from Bahrain International Airport.
Sheraton Hotel & Towers Bahrain: Manama.
Located in the heart of the business and diplomatic area of Manama, the Sheraton Bahrain Hotel & Towers features 260 guest rooms and suites with magnificent views over the city or the Persian Gulf. Tailored to meet the evolving requirements of business and leisure travellers, all guest rooms feature modern amenities including Wireless Internet access and much more.
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