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  • Saef A
    1 contribution
    A wonderful and beautiful place. We had a wonderful time with the family. A place that respects privacy and cleanliness is very excellent
    Thanks to Layan Tellawy
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • World2Explor
    Doha, Qatar88 contributions
    A beautiful architectural museum. Looks big on the outside but, inside has limited but concise exhibition compared to other museums i have been to. Typical time spent half day. The museum has 7 small exhibitions that explains the history of Bahrain from its conception as a country to present day. The exhibit highlights the main aspects of Bahrain life. It’s important to note the whole of Bahrain is a historical site and there are ancient ruins being discovered within the city. The museum does its best to encompass centuries of history in a summary that is comprehensive. Worth a visit if you like history.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • Shahzad Khan
    Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia2 contributions
    A historical Islamic Center. An Islamic Library with huge car parking available. The Masjid is located near to King Palace
    Written 7 May 2022
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  • Been a few places
    Epsom, UK1 118 contributions
    A trip to Bahrain is incomplete without a visit to the Bab el-Bahrain Souk. Its a mix of of old souk alleyways and newer lanes. Its a great place to pick up a souvenir, a bite to eat or even some gold. The place comes to life in the evening, making it a great place to experience the local way of lie.
    Written 2 May 2022
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  • Boston1989
    152 contributions
    Attended for the Bahrain 2022 Grand Prix at Sakir.

    Positives:
    Highly organised on race day
    Plenty of toilets
    University Grandstand 1 has great view of the action but is 15-20 min walk from the food
    Prices were ok considering event prices
    Clean
    Employees were all very friendly and helpful
    They have mini pop up supermarkets

    Negatives:
    Organisation eg taxi signs missing at the start of the F1 weekend
    Long queue times for food/drinks
    One adult beverage tent - v.v.v. expensive and had to buy a permit to enter which was 66BD and you can only consume it in the tent. There was 1 free to enter Heineken tent with staff who worked super hard however one bar with all those fans...you can imagine!

    Worth noting:
    Have your screen brightness up for the ticket scanning
    Free wifi works but gets overloaded during peak times and only works outside the main grandstand
    Take a jacket - we were so cold
    Taxis are expensive - pre arrange travel if you can as got overcharged two times by two different taxis
    Traffic on a Thursday night is bad - leave early for the pitwalk
    Travel after the event was craaazy - i personally wouldn't risk flying out later in the evening on race day
    Written 27 March 2022
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  • World2Explor
    Doha, Qatar88 contributions
    The Avenues is a shopping mall and a go to place for all locals and tourists a like. With its line of high end and mid range shops there is something for all budgets of shopping. Its busy at best of times. Still worth a visit as there are activities for the family especially during the festive season. There is a big fun fair area for the kids and of course coffee shops; restaurants for all budgets. Outdoor has restaurants ans coffee shops where families can enjoy the views from the restaurants or walk along the length of the shopping mall and soak up the atmosphere. Whatever you do there is something for everyone. A family can easily spend an entire day. 4 star - because at busy times parking can be a nightmare.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • World2Explor
    Doha, Qatar88 contributions
    This is a beautiful site worth visiting to understand how Bahrain came to existence. The museum explains the settlements of dilmun civilisation. Outside the museum is the ancient ruin where You can also see fresh water spring up from salt water! The ancient ruin is still being dug up by archeologist so there is a lot to learn about the small ancient country of Bahrain.
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • Peter Slabbaert
    Bornem, Belgium1 178 contributions
    Part of the half day tour of the south of Bahrain. When visiting this place it looks like you go back in time! Everything is still like it was in the past and that's why it makes a visit so memorable....when today meets the past!
    Written 16 February 2020
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  • Mark Hilton
    5 contributions
    Al Dar is a lovely island to visit, a nice place to go if you want to escape the mainland for a few hours. I have visited 3 times over the last 5 years with my Dad and daughter. it was cool travelling by a boat to get to the island. The beach was very clean, nice and Sandy. There was a shop and cafe there to get food and necessary drinks to keep you hydrated. There were changing rooms and showers. You could do water sports such as water skiing and jet ski. I wanted to go just to relax and on the beach sat on the deck chair it was peaceful and bliss...it helped by having a nice cold can of red horse lager, what more do you need. The sea was clean and not too cold because of the heat bouncing of the water surface. I'd recommend the island even if it was a one of visit.
    Written 23 January 2021
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  • Brian Joseph
    Manama, Bahrain2 contributions
    I always enjoyed walking into Seef Mall! Great place to be in. You can easily find what you're looking for. I do recommend Seef Mall to any visitor! Especially families.
    Written 10 June 2021
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  • Been a few places
    Epsom, UK1 118 contributions
    The Bahrain World Trade Center is an architecturally interesting building, powered by wind turbines. Sadly, its hard to get a good view of the building from the complex, but its worth a wander round the high end mall to get an idea of the wealth in the country.
    Written 2 May 2022
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  • Been a few places
    Epsom, UK1 118 contributions
    While it may just be a tree, it's a tree in the middle of the dessert with little else around. It's an attractive tree under which you can contemplate how it even manages to survive in such a barren landscape.

    If you have your own transport in Bahrain, its worth a trip to visit and see the dessert and oil drills at the same time. There aren't any facilities to speak of at the site with the exception of toilets.
    Written 12 May 2022
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  • Haneen Mother of Cats
    Bahrain3 contributions
    It's a beautiful place super fancy, however it's very dead n quiet. It's a great place to live if you have good bank though
    Written 26 September 2019
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  • Been a few places
    Epsom, UK1 118 contributions
    If you are a fan of calligraphy or religious texts this is the place for you. A huge collection of Korans, old and new from all around the world can be found in Beit Al Qur'an. As a non-Muslim, I spent a good half hour admiring very much appreciated the craftsmanship and beauty of the penwork which males up the religious texts. Definitely add a visit here to your list if you are looking for a bit of culture.
    Written 2 May 2022
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  • Dinesh Singh
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates1 contribution
    It was my first visit to this temple for Thanksgiving & to seek Lord Krishna's blessings.
    The temple is under renovation and hopefully will look better in the coming months. However, once inside, the atmosphere is serene. One can sit in peace and meditate. With God, everything is possible!!
    Written 3 March 2020
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