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 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 -15/1/2016
Gulf Air introduces daily flights to Indian destination -20/11/2015
The Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain has announced increase in flights between Bahrain and Hyderabad from five weekly flights to daily flights from 2nd December to meet increasing passenger demand.
Bahrain allocates $10bn towards light rail projects -20/11/2015
The GCC is hosting $115bn worth rail projects this year, and comfortable stations serve as a key for growing ridership, industry experts announced in their build-up to The Big 5 Construction Exhibition.
More than 260,000 people arrive in Bahrain in a week -15/10/2015
About 2,60,000 people arrived in Bahrain within a week, a senior official revealed.
GulfBID 2016 to be unveiled in Bahrain on 26th April -15/10/2015
An annual exhibition for construction and building materials in Bahrain, namely, GulfBID, will be held against increasing investments in the construction and infrastructure sector of the Kingdom, the Managing Director of Organizers Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE), Jubran Abdulrahman, said.
New service enables home delivery of ID cards -26/8/2015
The Central Informatics Organisation (CIO), together with Bahrain Post, has unveiled a new service, wherein the identity cards can be delivered to the addresses of applicants.
Fourth causeway to link Manama and Muharraq -26/8/2015
HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered construction of a fourth causeway that links Manama and Muharraq, thereby linking North Busaiteen and Bahrain Bay.
Manama unveils new green belt plan -26/8/2015
A plan is on to cover several areas of Manama under the green belt zone.
GCC Rail project to be ready by 2018 -12/8/2015
The Gulf Railway Project, linking GCC member nations would be complete by the year 2018, the GCC Secretariat General has announced.
Plans underway to relocate Riffa Clock Tower -15/7/2015
Plans are on to relocate the Riffa Clock Tower monument in Bahrain, to make way for major road expansion project.
Hospitality, retail sectors show busy, promising year ahead -15/7/2015
According to latest CBRE report, the retail sector in Bahrain continue to witness development in the destination and community mall segments, while its hospitality sector also seems promising in the second quarter of the year.
Ramadan Bazaar expo unveiled at Bahrain Finance Harbour -17/6/2015
The Ramadan Bazaar has been unveiled at Bahrain Financial Harbour and includes products of thirteen families registered in the product home project, and several other parental care societies.
Bahrain awards BD10mn contract for second phase of works on BIA -17/6/2015
Bahrain has awarded BD10million contract for the second enabling works package for the new Bahrain International Airport (BIA) passenger terminal building, a report said.
Enjoy free access to any Bahraini Museum on International Museum Day -20/5/2015
Visitors are likely to enjoy free access to any Museum in the country, as Bahrain celebrates the International Museum Day on Saturday.
Bahrain to get its first IKEA outlet next year -20/5/2015
The Swedish home furniture giant, IKEA, is expected to open its first Bahrain outlet by next year, it is said.
Bahrain government to take remedial measures on stalled projects -20/5/2015
The government in Bahrain has begun to take remedial measures and actions to end the dossier of stalled real estate projects in the Kingdom.
Bahrain Premier unveils 3G trade shows at BIECC -13/5/2015
The 3G trade shows featuring about 130 exhibitors from building, construction, interiors and real estate sectors has been unveiled in Bahrain today by HH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of Bahrain.
Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix boosts Bahrain tourism sector -22/4/2015
The recently concluded Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix has been a major boost to Bahrain hospitality and tourism sector.