Destination guide Bahrain

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MANAMA:
THE CAPITAL CITY OF BAHRAIN. THE CITY'S MAJOR ATTRACTION IS THE
NATIONAL MUSEUM. OTHER PLACES ARE BEIT AL-QUR'AN, A MUSEUM AND
RESEARCH CENTER, AL-FATIH MOSQUE OFFERS NON-MUSLIM VISITORS A
RAREOPPORTUNITY TO ENTER A MOSQUE.

THE TREE OF LIFE:
STANDING ALONE IN THE DESERT ABOUT 1.2 MLS (2 KMS FROM THE
JEBEL DUKHAN, THIS FLOURISHING MYSTIC TREE PROVIDES WELCOME
SHADE FROM THE HEAT OF THE DAY, ALTHOUGH ITS SOURCE OF WATER
REMAINS A MYSTERY.

THE SOUK (MARKET PLACE):
NO VISIT TO BAHRAIN WOULD BE COMPLETED WITHOUT A TRIP TO THE
SOUKS WITH ITS PROFUSION OF COLORS, SOUNDS, AND AROMAS. ALL
WARES ARE SOLD HERE FROM CLOTHS, JEWELLERY, TRADITIONAL ARRAY
OF SPICES AND LOCAL GOODS.

QAL'AT AL-BAHRAIN:
ALSO KNOWN AS THE PORTUGUESE FORT. THIS IS THE COUNTRY'S MAIN
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE IN BAHRAIN. THERE ARE STRUCTURES FROM
DIFFERENT PHASES OF THE CITY'S PAST, INCLUDING ITS DILMUN,
ASSYRIAN AND PORTUGUESE ERAS.

KING FAHAD CAUSEWAY:
THIS REMARKABLE 15.5 MILES (25KM) FEAT OF BRIDGE LINKS BAHRAIN
AND SAUDI ARABIA. IT IS ONE OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE BRIDGES IN
THE WORLD.

OTHER PLACES TO SEE ARE:
BARBAR TEMPLE, MUSEUM OF PEARL DIVING, ARAD FORT, SALMAN BIN
AHMED AL FATEH FORT, AD-DIRAZ TEMPLES, AL-'AREEN WILDLIFE
SANCTUARY, AL-KHAMIS MOSQUE, ETC.
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