The Grand mosque of Bahrain is the largest mosque of the country. It is quite spacious and has an excellent architecture that promotes the serene and calming nature associated with spiritual establishments. You can also find guided tours around the mosques, where a knowledgeable guide will essay the significance of the mosque.
Qalat at Bahrain (fort of Bahrain) is located in Manama, the capital city of Bahrain, and is an exquisite archaeological site. This is an incredible learning experience, where you will be exposed to ancient history and learn a lot about the way of life of a bygone era.
The Royal Camel Farm is more or less a camel petting zoo, which houses a large number of camels. You can feed the animals, ride them and take pictures. Since it is an outdoors place, it is best if visited during sunset, when the temperatures drop. It makes for a great family outing.
Bab El- Bahrain Souq is one of the largest market places in Bahrain. Here, you can get anything from scarves, earrings and other trinkets to lavish clothes and jewellery. You can get the best deals on a variety of things here. A must visit if you want to buy some souvenirs.
Located in the heart of Muharraq, The Shaik Isa bin Ali is an excellent testament to ancient architectural marvel. It has a small entry fee and one can get to experience the excellent architecture and indulge in history. The house has a nice view of the mosques and the beautiful scenery outside.
The Dilmun Burial Mounds is a group of necropolis areas allocated in Bahrain, which dates back to the Dilmun era. This is one of the oldest manmade structures in Bahrain, dating back to thousands of years. The dry atmosphere of Bahrain has preserved the burial site quite well. The tumulus measures 6 feet in height and is spread out over a length of 20 feet is an incredible sight to take in.
You can visit the various islands and hang out at the beach on a relaxing evening. The sea trips and scuba diving on the coast of Bahrain is something every tourist should experience atleast once.
You can go shopping in the Central Market for fresh food and meat, and is always bustling with people throughout the day, especially in the mornings. The Gold Souq is the best place to buy jewellery in Bahrain. You can also visit any of the shopping centers such as the Isa Mall, Bahrain Mall, Marina Mall, Lulu Center etc, to satisfy the shopaholic in you.
Bahrain is an excellent holiday destination. This little island nation in the Middle East is the perfect getaway form the hustle and bustle of city life. Being a country that has adapted modernity with gusto and one will not experience much of a culture shock, and can easily take to the wonderful sights of the locale.