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May 20, 2013, 09:41:21 AM on

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Bahrain is best known or popular in shopping for they have the most number of shopping centers which you can buy stuffs, jewelries, bags, souvenirs, and many more by not wasting big amount of money. For your guide, I’m going to give you some list of shopping centers and malls in Bahrain.

1.   The Bahrain City Center (BCC)



The Bahrain City Center is one of the biggest shopping center in Bahrain which is found in the Seef district of Manama in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The BCC has the largest leisure services and facilities in the whole region because they have the biggest cinema complex within the region that has 20 screens that features many movie show, they have 47 units of food outlets and restaurants that occupies 8,700 meters in the center, and many more.

2.   Al Aali Shopping Complex



Al Aali Shopping Complex is also one of the biggest malls which is found in Bahrain that covers a space of about 52,000 square meters. This shopping complex is found in the Seef District in Manama which is really close to the Seef Mall. Their store is open every Saturday – Thursday from 10am- 10pm, and Fridays from 4pm – 10pm.

3.   Manama Souq



Manama Souq is a the best play to go when you want to buy electronics, bargain T-shirts, bottles, species, jewelry, luxury good and many more stuffs in just a very low and affordable price, and most of their shops are open from 9am – 1pm and 4pm – 9m every Saturday to Thursday, and open every Friday evening. The Manama Souq can be found in the north of Manama, behind the Bab Al-Bahrain of warren streets.

4.   The Sultan Center (Bahrain)



The Sultan Center of Bahrain increased a strong position in the region by entering new markets. The center offers retail products at wholesale price especially some of the luxury goods. The store has grocery, bakery, household items, appliances, electronics, and toys for the kids, and they also have their wide parking space. The store is open and operates from 7am – 1am (Monday to Sunday).

5.   Seef Mall



The Seef Mall is known as the second largest mall in the Kingdom of Bahrain. You may enjoy shopping at their 350 available shopping outlets, buy luxurious jewelry at very affordable price, perfumes and cosmetics for you and your love ones, and eat at their affordable but clean and mouthwatering dishes in their restaurants.

Now what can you ask for? These are just some of the things that you can do in their Malls and shopping centers. Have a great fun shopping!

What do you think are also great things to do in Bahrain?
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Things to do in Bahrain
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July 02, 2013, 09:15:06 AMReply #1 on

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I would like to add several things to do in Bahrain.

Bahrain has history dating back 5000 years, from the ancient Dilmun period through the Islamic era. The country offers three forts which have been meticulously restored and opened to the public, although a lack of signs and general promotion by the country's tourist industry sometimes makes finding these sites difficult.

Bahrain's biggest yearly event is the Bahrain Grand Prix F1 race, held each April at the Bahrain International Circuit. Plan well in advance, as flights sell out and hotel prices triple.

The high temperatures in Bahrain make sea activities seem extra tempting and water sports are extremely popular in Bahrain, with tourists and locals indulging in their sport of choice all year round in the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf. Sailing and scuba diving are particularly popular.

Although a desert country, Bahrain boasts an international 18-hole grass golf course, which is about 15 minutes outside the capital, Manama. The par 72 championship course features five lakes and is landscaped with hundreds of date palms and desert plains.

Enjoy riding a camel along a highway.

Purchase souvenirs and buy some authentic pottery at A'ali Village Pottery.

Haggle for goods at the local souk markets.
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July 06, 2013, 06:55:25 PMReply #2 on

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Bahrain can be your oyster. You’ll likely start your journeys of Bahrain in the capital of Manama. Manama means “Sleeping Place” and there are some intriguing areas to visit and see, while it might seem unusual. Bahrain has changed a whole lot within the last decade, and is set to improve even more in the decade ahead in competitive with its neighbors to be the Following Dubai, or compete for followers of formula one. People arrive in Bahrain to curl up and have fun.

Many may plan their trip to Bahrain around a race, or soccer competition. The stadium is huge, and the structure was created to host a really large group. There’s also a great deal of international food places that will surprise that they’ve to you got.

You probably didn’t know some of these areas made their way to an area like Bahrain, but that’s also important in understanding the ongoing future of Bahrain. Once you believe you’ve got it figured out… it'll surprise you. There'll be more challenges in this place later on, it's a spot of change.

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I visited Bahrain for my spring split, and I figured there were about 20 things I wanted to do. So I had to create a good alternative. On the first night, we settled in in Ewa Hotel & apartments, (Manama) which was a superb hotel. It had two rooms of a gymnasium, a spa, and a pool on the top deck with chairs. In the pool, there clearly was a really nice view. We're able to see City Centre, Elite Hotel, and every one of the main major buildings.

It wasn't a very big swimming, but it was good enough for me and my family. ( Inside the picture maybe not the entire pool is seen. It's about 10x the size.) Last time we visited Bahrain, we went along to Elite Hotel. There are numerous different types, and we visited the one on the connection, that looks like two stairs jammed together. WARNING: what we learned is that if you need to get to City Center quickly, you better get a hotel on the same path as it, since there is a large road that separates the two sides. One side is morely military base, therefore if you feel uneasy; you better choose the best side! We attempted to cross the big road for approximately 3 hours, but unfortunately there's a big fence in the centre.

There was free wireless too, primarily within the foyer. There have been 21 surfaces, not including the lobby. We'd resort room/apartment range 1303, to the thirteenth floor. That was rather high up, so there wasn't a genuine strong wifi connection. To the floor was the gym membership, having a small desk for concerns and such things as that. The gyms were quite big, with good resources.

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There are so many things in which a traveler may do in visiting the nation. They can do shopping since they've the less-expensive and/or the cheaper shopping center where you can buy some good and wonderful material, or you can do photograph limbs over a specific tourist place or tourist attraction. Simply because they have cost-effective restaurants that serve tasty meal. and sometimes even you can head out for a meal with your loved ones

Therefore, are you planning now to own a vacation or trip somewhere together with your family or friends? Then you will want to make an effort to visit Bahrain and go through the most readily useful and inexpensive accommodation and perform a large amount of items that fits your budget. Many people adore Bahrain why not check it out for yourself in order for one to know? Have a happy and safe journey!  ;D

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Bahrain has good weather over-all the season and this is exactly what opens up options galore, for enjoying the activities and various activities. Actions at Bahrain include from the land and sea based activities. As more and more visitors have began to select as their trip destination. Bahrain, also, the range of Adventure and Re-creation in Bahrain has elevated several folds

Besides these actions the other Items to Do in Bahrain include enjoying and buying in the night time clubs. Buying in Bahrain is a good experience for that shopaholics and the Night-life in Bahrain can be quite decorative.

Guests here, may take pleasure in surfing, sport fishing like barracuda and grouper, and swimming. For that more daring types, the wonderful diving, water-skiing, and wind-surfing are exceptional possibilities. Yachting and para-sailing are equally fascinating options.

For all those, who would like to maintain distance in the ocean, there could will have other Activities to Do at Bahrain. The property actions listed here are just incredible and you can enjoy from battle, the tennis games, horse-riding and a great many other things. In addition it has video games. and snooker tables

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If you're confused what to do if you're in Bahrain, I have a suggestion and here it is:

8 Minimalistic things you can do for fun in Bahrain

As such the idea of minimalistic fun is different from that of “Fun” since it is identified now, if your idea of fun is watching TV for 5 hours each day, shopping for material or playing game titles then this post isn't for you, if by fun you mean employing your free time in an effective and efficient way that would make you feel more content and become closer to those around you then examine ahead.

8 Minimalistic things you can do for fun in Bahrain (or Other GCC nations) include:

1) Have a family/friends get together

2) Have a game night with some friends and play board games

3) Take your wife/girlfriend for a walking time eating near the seaside and then going for a movie and coffee

4) Expose running/walking into your everyday routine

5) Workout/Join the gym

6) Study a novel/magazine/online articles

7) Get yourself a cycle and start biking

8) Start an activity/constructive passion such as writing for example.

Minimalist fun is focused on enjoying your life instead of being forced to live it within the constraints of a TV monitor and 4 surfaces, take the chance and do the people around you & something very therapeutic for yourself. What have you got to reduce, only try it..

July 06, 2013, 08:03:25 PMReply #7 on

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Best things to do in the Kingdom of Bahrain:

1.    Watch a Bollywood film at Awal cinema: OKAY, therefore Bollywood isn't the first thing that comes to mind if you think of Bahrain, but it should really be. Bahrain reveals more Indian shows per citizenry that nearly everywhere beyond India, and if you're not well versed in the hardships and distress of the genre’s stock figures by the time you place your clogs, then you haven’t lived. Awal cinema (17 274 121), the shabby but endearing cinema will be the heart of the activity. Nip into Taka Tak (17 254 848) for a pre-screening curry buffet, grab some gulab jamun from Sangeetha (17 272 768) after the show and buy the soundtrack to the movie you merely watched at the countless Bollywood-centric music shops that fan out from the cinema.

2.    Eat inside the Capital Club and marvel at the views: The Capital Club (17 100 100) offers a significant reputation for food, much more so for views. Sure, it is not just a place you need to book for the hen party, and the other friends could be periodically dour, typically pretentious and notably reluctant to take part in almost any discussion, but the mix of good food cooked by top cooks, and really gorgeous views are difficult to beat.

3.    Go pearl diving: Bahrain might be an economic center now, but only over a century before much of the local economy was dependent upon pearl fishing, a vastly challenging and dangerous operation that killed hundreds of people yearly. Fortunately, the new century has ordered new technology and in order to acquire lots of oysters from the seabed you will no longer have to hold your breath. Check-out Scuba Master (17 292 154) for organised peal fishing expeditions and PADI-accredited diving programs.

4.   Scour the souk for spices: Arabian souks form a community of cultural and social modems that cover the Arab world, and while Bahrain’s can’t take on the likes of Damascus or Marrakech, the souk still forms the soul of Manama. in the event that you stay here then, while a walk through the souk is de rigueur for guests it is obligatory to really buy anything. Therefore avoid the inexpensive Chinese plastic materials and head directly for spice neighborhood where herbs, herbs, scent and tobacco are typical being peddled in a setting that possibly hasn’t changed for a huge selection of years.

5.   Party the night away at Lunarfest on Al Dar Islands: Bahrain usually attempts to mimic the Mediterranean. Happening once every quarter (always check www.aldarislands.com for details about the next one), these crazy beach parties in the middle of the Arabian Gulf have helped to establish Bahrain’s celebration scene as one of the greatest in the Middle East. Camp on the island for the last word in every evening parties.

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Hello!
For Me Sightseeing in Bahrain is the best thing to do due to its beautiful sites, Sightseeing is the Best! As I have experienced.

Bahrain has fascinating historical sites and several outstanding museums. The capital city Manama homes all of the fascinating places - the National Museum where you can trace the background of Bahrain from the Stone-age (5000-3200 BC ); the Heritage Centre; Oil Museum; Beit Al-Quran (Koran House) where you can begin to see the Islamic calligraphy dating from 7th century.

Not removed from Manama is Suq Al-Khamis Mosque, the earliest mosque in Bahrain; the excavations at Qal’at Al-Bahrain; Barbar Temple built-in the second and 3rd millenniums BC; the A’ali Burial mounds among the most remarkable of Bahrain’s 85,000 outstanding burial mounds or tumuli; Qal’at Aby Mahir (fort ); Rashid Al- Oraifi Museum, established in 1994.If you're a wildlife fanatic vacation to Al-‘Areen Wildlife Sanctuary that's the Arabian Oryx, a dog much like the legendary unicorn.

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