Bahrain is a small Arab state situated in in bay of southwestern coast of Persian Gulf. The archipelago consists of the main island Al Bahrayn and some smaller islands and islets.
Bahrain is connected to Saudi Arabia by the King Fahd Causeway. The kingdom shares sea borders with Iran, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
Here are some of the best places to visit in Bahrain in 2020.
Best Places to Visit in Bahrain
The 3rd largest city in Kingdom of Bahrain is a cultural hub of Arabs. After many developmental changes it’s successful in keeping its old-world charm.
Depicting Arab gulf-style architecture through to enjoying traditional cuisine, it is definitely a place to visit.
2# Al-Fateh Grand Mosque
Built in the statement of honour of the founder of modern Bahrain Sheikh Ahmed Bin Muhammad Bin Khalifa, who was known as ‘Al Fatih’ (the conqueror). The Bahrain’s grand mosque is known for its majestic architecture and sumptuous beauty.
3# Bahrain National Museum
The Museum is the repository of 6000 years of Bahrain’s history, with great Arab culture and art showcase.
The museum consists the Halls of Graves, Dilmun, Tylos and Islam, Customs and Traditions, Traditional Trades and Crafts, and Documents and Manuscripts. It holds great exhibitions too with many foreign tourists attracted to the site.
4# Bahrain International circuit
One of the popular race tracks around the world, Bahrain International Circuit is known for its uniqueness. In the middle of Desert, a race track with finest and world class facilities, a must visit place and therefore a mandatory addition to best places to visit in Bahrain list.
5# Lost Paradise of Dilmun Water Park
A family fun place to visit, largest water park of Bahrain has largest slides, a rain fortress, wave pool and a sandy beach. It keeps all age groups entertained, it also hosts many shows and DJ nights, a fun and party place to visit with ancient theme of Dilmun.
6# Qal’at al-Bahrain
An archeological site located in Bahrain discovered as the capital of Dilmun civilization has great importance in history. The site is rich with cultural heritage and has been termed as Bahrain’s most important site in antiquity.
7# Bab el-Bahrain Souk
Known as Bab Al Bahrain is a historical building located in the Customs Square in Manama.It marks the main entrance to the Manama Souq.Manama Souq is a warren of narrow winding roads. You should visit the ancient Souq to enjoy the life of a trading hub, that allows you revel in the history.
8# Tree of life
The oldest tree which is around 400 years old, it is a favourite tourists spot. It is notable that tree survives without any water source as Bahrain has little or no rain completely, so it is uncertain how it grows.
Moreover, it is only one tree in that area with roots around 50 meters deep. It was also nominated to be the new seven wonders of the world.
9# Al Dar Islands
A must visit beach, isolated space with huts and boat rides. It is a local favourite spot as locals and tourists spends there weekends calmly on the beach with a stay at huts and barbeque at the beach.
10# Reef island
It’s an artificial island the archipelago-of Bahrain, the project comprises a five-star hotel resort, waterfront apartments, yacht club, boutique retail, villas, a spa hotel, lagoon apartments, a thirty floors apartment tower, marine retail, theater/exhibition halls and a marina. So, a family fun place with lavish dine-ins. It is also a worthy addition to best places to visit in Bahrain.
Visit Bahrain today for a mix of history and culture!