Bahrain is a little country on the Arabian Peninsula consisting of an archipelago of 33 islands rich in oil. It is a well civilized constitutional monarchy. It is a relatively peaceful country with tones of beautiful sites to see. It is impossible for a visitor to lack anything spectacular to marvel in be it the lovely sandy beaches or the mounds built in the middle of the desert. Bahrain is an oasis of pleasure for all tourists who leave all wishing they could stay forever. Here are some of the best holiday destinations you can’t afford to miss if you get a chance to stop over at Bahrain.
When translated into English, it means sleeping place. It’s kind of ironic because from the moment you set foot in Manama, you won’t ever feel sleepy. You will be constantly amazed by the spectacular sites present all over the beautiful destination. It has a lively night life intertwined by night clubs and brilliant pubs. If you are a fan of good cuisine you’ll love it here due to the many hotels and restaurants offering a taste in some of the local delicacies and the best of international dishes. Make sure to spare some time to visit the Bahrain National Museum which is sure to leave your mouth gapping at the large array of historical artifacts and Bahrain’s colorful history.
2. Muharraq Island
This is another wonderful holiday destination in Bahrain is Muharraq Island. A short distance from Manama you’ll find this little paradise. The city looks like it was cut out of an ancient movie scene. The contrast will amaze you as walk through the back streets and feel lost in time. The Island’s focus is preservation of Bahrain’s cultural diversity equipped with cultural centers, a fort and very old houses.
3. Riffa Fort
This is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. Fun here is at a free for all plus the scene here is to die for. The activities present in Riffa can keep you occupied all day and all night. You can start off with some dune driving then jump into some camel riding or even stop over at the Riffa golf course for some desert golf. There’s so much fun you can have in Riffa.
This famous castle is one of the most historic buildings in Bahrain. It was built in 1907 but has been restored to its original condition recently. The architecture of the castle is beyond anybody’s imagination. They used traditional coral to build the structure and supported it with palm trees. The courtyard was paved with millions of minute auger shells giving the area a spectacular finish. This castle is also very important for it served as the birth place of the former emir, Sheikh Isa bin Sulman al-Khalifa in 1933.
5. Al Fatih Mosque
If you are a religious tourist then most definitely the is the place for you. This is the largest building in Bahrain with a capacity of up to 7000 worshippers. The mosque has an eloquent design made from only the finest materials from around the world. The grand mosque has a library full of informative guides on Islam.
Travelers and tourists, this is my call to you. If you haven’t got your Bahrain visas, you are wasting time and missing out on some of the best holiday destinations in the world.
Grecia is the author of tournavationmke.com. She loves to travel around the world and share her experience and knowledge about the travel industry, features about travel trends. Prior to travel writing, Grecia covered Internet and Technology articles and contributing for many other web blogs.