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Bab Al Bahrain Ave, Manama 304, Bahrain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic, fascinating place. Visited three or four times. Superb. Would go again for sure. Lots to see, a maze of markets and stalls

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank david s
Reviewed 1 week ago

The souq is amazing lots of beautiful little shops selling spices, fabrics ornaments. They see you coming ha ha prices rise by dinar Bartering is the way forward. Lots of little alley ways that lead you to magnificent little brightly lit shops full of gems...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ladysatti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bab el-Bahrain means Bahrain Gate as it was the entrance to Bahrain Island when travelers use to visit Bahrain through Manama Port. You will see the real Bahrain Traditional souk ( shopping area )

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 302tahaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the places that successfully protects Bahrain's heritage. Beautiful shops and restaurants take you back to country's history and times when life was much different, much slower, and less complicated.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Slobodan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a handful of authentic shops in the Souk, but the hidden gems are the restaurant's. Look carefully, and off the beaten track, and you will find fresh Bahraini cuisine for a bargain.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jasonw317
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

market selling variety of good and souvenirs , and have many restaurants with traditional food , overall it is worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mahmoud F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in the heart of Manama. You will find many shops including gold shops & restaurant. Further, it has Krishna temple inside souk

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jaydeep_vekariya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large sprawling market selling a variety of goods. Not as traditional as some other Souqs that I have visited this now has an abundance of shops selling electronics, watches, plastic goods, cheap toys etc. It is very nice to wander through as there are still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank I3493BMbrianp
Reviewed 10 September 2019

It is one of the old market place in Bahrain. One can fine private car park in the market but very difficult to park on the street. We normally going for dress material, Abaya and dry fruits. Bargain is a must. Most of them are...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Aamirusmani
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

A fairly quiet Souk not like some in other countries. I was a little disappointed with the lack of stores and people.

Date of experience: September 2019
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pabehan20
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23 November 2017|
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Green pepper corns, you can get them at Lulu Hyper Market
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Fahmida K
10 October 2017|
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Around 8 minutes walking distance and 12 minutes by car with traffic jam.
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