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
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
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
The Housing Minister, Basim Alhamer, revealed that the Housing Ministry has acquired lands that can accommodate 25,000 housing units, which form part of Government Action Plan, and stem from Royal Order to build 40,000 housing units.
Bahrain to announce two new entry visas shortly -25/5/2016
A proposal to create two kinds of entry visas, and to extend the validity of other visas, has been approved by the Bahrain Cabinet.
Bahrain unveils first-of-its-kind floating hotel in the region -20/5/2016
The first ever floating hotel opens this week at Al Fateh Corniche in Bahrain.
3G expos sets new visitor turnout record -20/5/2016
The annual showcase for the construction, interiors and property sectors, namely, gulfBID, gulfInteriors and Gulf Property Show respectively (popularly known as the 3Gs) have set a new record in terms of visitor turnout and business opportunities this year.
Final preparations in Bahrain for 2016 Olympic Day -11/5/2016
The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) is now doing final touches for the 2016 Olympic Day, the first-of-its-kind ten-day packed programme.
Legislators proposal to set new pension limits -5/5/2016
The legislators in Bahrain have recently passed a proposal to set a new minimum pension limit and increase existing limit by BD200.
Bahrain Light Festival to be unveiled on 5th May -5/5/2016
Bahrain will unveil first-of-its-kind Bahrain Light Festival on 5th May 2016.
Bahrain to build new exhibition centre at Sakhir -20/4/2016
A new centre for exhibitions and conferences with a capacity to accommodate more than 5000 will be built in Sakhir, said Zayed R.
Brand Bahrain set to boost tourism -20/4/2016
Aimed at expanding the tourism sector in Bahrain, a new project named Brand Bahrain has been launched, with the tagline Bahrain Ours Yours.
Bahrain Ministry plans development of Manama Souq -6/4/2016
The Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister, Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani mentioned that the Ministry is now working on preparing blueprints to develop the exhibitions industry in the Bahrain Kingdom.
Ministry works on new measures to boost tourism -6/4/2016
Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa, the Acting CEO of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority said that a single point of contact entry system would be shortly introduced at King Fahd Causeway to ease traffic.
Bahrain Passport Law amended -6/4/2016
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain has amended the passport law by approving and issuing Law 7/2016 amending Article 9 of Law 11/1975 regarding passports.
Mickey Music Festive Live performance highly successful -23/3/2016
More than 2million people have watched Mickey Mouse Music live performances so far, as Bahrain was the 77th destination to have hosted the live show in March this year.
Second edition of Shop Bahrain generates BD11million in revenue -23/3/2016
One of the largest events of its kind, Shop Bahrain, has generated more than BD11million by way of revenues over a period of 30 days.
Ministry grants green signal to GCC Rail project -9/3/2016
The GCC Rail project stretching 1200kms being built at a cost of $250billion to link the whole Gulf will go ahead as planned, said UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development, Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi.
GEO 2016 unveiled in Bahrain yesterday -9/3/2016
The Deputy Premier, Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa unveiled the 12th Middle East Geoscience Conference and Exhibition 2016 (GEO 2016) yesterday at the Bahrain International Exhibition, involving participation of 130 world companies from over 20 countries.
Ministry awards Muharraq Ring Road, Causeway Project contracts -9/3/2016
The Ministry of Works and Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning in Bahrain has awarded engineering consultancy services contract to Aecom for Phase two of Muharraq Ring Road and the fourth Manama-Muharraq Causeway project.
Bahrain may levy fee on expats for use of sanitary services -4/2/2016
The Bahrain government is likely to levy fee on expats in Bahrain for receiving sanitary services, and that the recommendations of MPs is awaited in this matter, said Essam Khalaf, the Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning Minister.
Points System on driving licenses to get effective from 8th Feb -4/2/2016
According to General Director of Traffic, Shaikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa, the Points System would be enforced on all Bahrain's driving licenses starting 8th February.
Shop Bahrain draws huge visitor numbers -5/5/2016
One of the largest events in the Kingdom, Shop Bahrain, has drawn huge visitor numbers and shoppers since its launch on 24th December 2015 to participate in various events and activities available for the whole family.