A bustling metropolis soaked in history

Named the ‘Capital of Arab Tourism for 2020’, Manama is both a flourishing business centre and an entertainment hub. Home to a bevy of tourist attractions including around three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this city is a beautiful blend of many things that can keep a tourist in awe. With a rich heritage behind it, Manama allows you to immerse in its culture and history. There is also an exciting dining scene with global influences that takes you on a gastronomic journey! For shopping enthusiasts, there are umpteen  shopping malls and traditional souqs to choose from. Head to this fascinating city and the explorer in you will never be disappointed!


Please note: Some attractions may be currently closed due to mobility restrictions. Some photos have been used for illustrative purpose only.

Best time to visit

Between October and February because of the pleasant climate. But it is a nice destination all year round because of its indoor attractions.

Visa requirements

GCC nationals do not need a visa to visit Bahrain. Other rules may apply for other nationalities.

Flight duration

From Riyadh to Manama: Around 1 hour and 5 mins

From Jeddah to Manama: Around 2 hours and 10 mins

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