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Welcome to Online Bahrain Guide

Bahrain, comprises a group of thirty three islands, located within an area of 707 Sq.Kms., and is situated at the Arabian Gulf, away from the east coast of Saudi Arabia. Bahrein is now, a modern developed country with widely available tourist facilities. 

Major Tourist Attractions

Attractions Manama Bahrain Bahrain is the fashionable area of the Arab world, comprising most modern restaurants, nightlife and modern restaurants in its capital city, Manama. The interesting point of Bahrain is the combination of traditional and modern lifestyle that continues in close proximity with towering modern constructions fighting for real estate right beside more traditional dwellings and historical sites. Read More

Historical Places

Bahrain Fort:  The site is believed to have been constructed around 2800 BC, and is subsequently overlaid by various fortified settlements. The last was built during the 16th century to defend recent acquisition of Portugal. The Bahrain Fort is also known as the Protuguese Fort, due to this reason.  Read More

Latest News

Ezil Avenue road revamp project begins -17/12/2014

The Director of Roads Projects and Maintenance Directorate at the Ministry of Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning, Raed Mohammed Al-Salah revealed that the Ezil Avenue Revamp Project was awarded to Hajji Hassan Group at a cost of BD398,120.

National Day celebrations held across Bahrain -17/12/2014

Events were held across the country to celebrate both 43rd National Day of Bahrain and the 15th anniversary of His Majesty King Hamads accession to the throne.

Bahrain retail sector undergoes major expansion -17/12/2014

The development of middle and lower income housing units in outskirts of Bahrain is a relief to those looking for a home to purchase.

Manama named as Global City of Future -10/12/2014

Manama has been named as one of the top 10 Global City of the Future by FDI Intelligence division of the Financial Times.

Multimillion dinar medical city to come up in Southern Governorate -10/12/2014

A multimillion-dinar medical city, namely, The King Abdullah Medical City is due to be built in the Southern Governorate of Bahrain.

Third phase of Wahat Al Muharraq development project to be ready by June -10/12/2014

Manara Development, the leading Bahrain-based company, has announced completion of 50 percent of construction work on the third phase of Wahat Al Muharraq development project.

Bahrain National Theatre bags major architectural award -10/12/2014

The Bahrain National Theatre has won a major architectural award.

Manama likely to develop into model Arab City -4/12/2014

Manama will grow into a model Arab City under an ambitious government plans, said Dr Juma Al Kaabi, the Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister.

Bahrain to host nationwide shopping festival on 15th December -4/12/2014

Bahrain is all set to host a nationwide shopping festival starting on 15th December 2014, and ending on 16th February 2015.

Bahrain to focus on new public amenities in next four years -19/11/2014

Work on the new public beaches, parks and other amenities worth million dinars, is due to begin in Bahrain over the next four years.

Bahrain mulls establishment of Cinematic City -12/11/2014

The State Ministry for Information Affairs revealed that a study is being conducted on possible establishment of a cinematic city in Bahrain.

Bahrain to kick-start new programme for start-ups on 1st December -5/11/2014

A new accelerator programme for ICT graduates in Bahrain will kick-start on 1st December, which aims to support participants in developing their business ideas.

Bahrain Endurance Race series to kick-start on 14th November -29/10/2014

The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), the home of Motorsport in the Middle East, is all set for the opening of the Endurance Race series, an action-packed programme of events, due to be held on the weekend of Six Hours of Bahrain on 14th and 15th November 2014.

New visa fee not applicable to King Fahad Causeway travellers -29/10/2014

The General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence in Bahrain has said that travellers entering Bahrain through King Fahad Causeway will not have to pay the new visa fee implemented last week.

Bahrain Expat community invited to join key religious festival -29/10/2014

The expatriate community in Bahrain has been invited to enjoy the traditional processions being held to commemorate the religious festival Ashoora.

Bahrain ranked 5th best expat destination globally -22/10/2014

Bahrain has been ranked 5th top expat destination globally in the HSBC Annual Expat Explorer 2014 survey.

Bahrain announces new basic health welfare scheme -22/10/2014

The Kingdom of Bahrain has taken a major initiative to implement a vital welfare scheme that covers residents and expats of Bahrain under a health insurance scheme, revealed the Minister of State for Defence Affairs, Lt.

Bahrain to complete $22billion infrastructure works in four years -16/10/2014

Bahrain will invest $22billion in infrastructure works over the next four years, involving various sectors, said Kamal bin Ahmed, Transportation Minister and Acting Chief Executive of Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB).

New passenger boarding bridges installed at Bahrain International Airport -16/10/2014

The Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has begun installation of the new state-of-the-art passenger boarding bridges at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) terminal, together with Managers and airport operators.

Dubai rents soften, but, among highest in the world -9/10/2014

Prime residential rents have grown by 2 percent in Dubai during the second quarter 2014, taking the annual increase to 14.