Who would not be enticed of the amusing
blend of Bahrain's Western expediency and preserved Arab way
of life? Many would not want to overlook Bahrain's
attractions in their travel itinerary especially in
witnessing these attractions that are good mixture of the
historic times and the present era. This country is one of
the most reachable nations in the Persian Gulf region.
Hence, its accessibility leads to the uncovering of
Bahrain's traditional attractions. Any tourists would surely
enjoy the attractions while sailing a lateen-rigged vessel
or 'dhow' and experiencing the good buys in a 'souk' or
marketplace attraction. Despite the absence of spectacular
attractions in Bahrain like majestic ruins, the magnificent
Arabian Desert and the cosmopolitan panache of Dubai, this
still has its promising and incomparable must-see
Here are few of the attractions that you should not neglect in your visit in Bahrain:
The Souq. Experience the plethora of aromas, colors and sounds through a trip to the soukh which unveils the attractions. You may think of bringing home some souvenir items from wares, colorful and highly quality cloths, jewelry items and other local products. Your mere visit in the Souq can satisfy your eyesight of the vibrantly tinted display of vegetables and fresh fruits attractions. The natural perfume of herbs, nuts and spices shall please you and might even tempt you to purchase some.
The Gold Souq. Bahrain is noted for its hallmark and 21 carat gold. From afar, the golden jewelry is a good attraction that shall inspire you to purchase traditional Bedouin designs of your picked style. The modern European jewels are also available in the Gold Souq. In your visit to this attraction, don't lose the chance to avail the jewel piece of your preference for your collection because Bahrain gold is worth more than its name.
The Cloth Souq. If buying new and of good materials wardrobe is your passion, you may stroll around the cloth souq attraction and you'll surely pick the one that you desire. The mere sightseeing of the displayed silk, cotton and wool of different textures, colors and origins can catch your breath and is one of the best attractions you can see firsthand from the Souq.
Siyadi House. Take a look at the fine textures of this 19th century built house. You would surely admire the attractions from the stained-glass windows, ornate ceilings, the interior designs, the reception room and the other features that you may find out in and outside the house.
Al-Khamis Mosque. Even though you are just driving along the Sh Salman Road, you would surely be impressed of the eye-catching attractions from ancient mosque with twin minarets. The mosque is profound in historical accounts. This one of the oldest Islamic relic attractions is believed to have been founded in 692, yet some acclaimed that it was during the 11th century.
Bahrain Fort. This fort has become known for the unveiled excavations of relics. You've got to visit this place of attraction and see through your own eyes the site's first dwellings.
Barbar Temple. This three-temple attraction, stone-built is much-admired as a venue of worship for Enki, the God of Spring Waters. Many visitors, who drop in this attraction, hardly neglect to see the sacred well that supports the claim of generations of people. Whether the assertion toward this attraction is fact-based or not, you may just direct yourself in revealing the sacredness that envelops the temples.
Museum of Pearl Diving. This historic building attraction is the first Bahrain's official center for the Courts. If you want to uncover the civil law and regulations' historical accounts of Bahrain, the legal foundations can be witnessed from this building. This regarded Traditional Heritage Center attraction has much to unfold to interested tourists.
Bahrain has other highly remarkable attractions which you should never overlook. The promising 5 star hotels are spectacular in their designs and facilities. Discover by yourself what other attractions are awaiting for you to experience.