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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

Lawmakers reject proposal to tax expats -10/5/2018

Bahrain Lawmakers have rejected two attempts to make expats pay taxes for owning cars and for sending money home.

New Smart Carpark Complex launched -3/5/2018
The real estate arm of Bahrain government, Edamah, has opened the BD7.

Bahrain Annual Heritage Village Festival kick-starts -27/4/2018
The 26th edition of Bahrain Annual Heritage Village has kick-started in Bahrain today.

Bahrain marks a milestone with the launch of NSF -12/4/2018
The Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa together with Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, has officially opened the UK Naval Support Facility (NSF).

Now, expats may have to renew driving license every two years -5/4/2018
The Parliament in Bahrain has approved a proposal that mandates all expats to renew traffic licenses and permits every two years.

Art BAB 2018 boosts Bahrain as regional arts & education hub -15/3/2018
The third edition of Bahrain international art fair, Art Bahrain Across Borders (Art BAB 2018) was unveiled yesterday by HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Bahrain Food Festival 2018 proves highly successful -6/3/2018
The third edition of Bahrain Food Festival has so far drawn more than 80,000 visitors ever-since it opened doors to the public on 22nd February, the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) announced.

Bahrain to host largest International Education Conference on 4th March -1/3/2018
Bahrain is all set to host the largest International Education Conference ever held in the Kingdom.

Bahrain International Garden Show to open to public on 22nd Feb -16/2/2018
The Bahrain International Garden Show (BIGS) will be unveiled on 21st February, and will open to the public from 22nd to 25th February at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC).

Special Report on Free Visa phenomenon reviewed -8/2/2018
The House of Representatives in Bahrain reviewed a special report on free visa phenomenon, an illegal employment issue, during their weekly meet in Gudaibiya.

Bahrain to host traditional gaming tournament on 2nd, 3rd Feb 2018 -31/1/2018
Bahrain will host a traditional gaming tournament at Bab Al Bahrain Mall, along with a range of fun-filled activities for families, as part of the on-going Shop Bahrain festival, which will run until the 10th February 2018.

Festival City gathers over 21,000 visitor numbers in first week -17/1/2018
More than 21,000 people visited the Festival City at Bahrain Bay during the fourth-edition of the Shop Bahrain Festival currently happening in the city.

New Government Directory App launched -17/1/2018
The information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) has launched the Government Directory mobile app on the eGovernment Apps Store at bahrain.

Month-long Bahrain Shopping Festival opens door to public -11/1/2018
The best of Kingdoms offering in the tourism and hospitality is coming up in Bahrain in the next 30 days, in the form of Bahrain Shopping Festival.

Bahrain urges nationals to avoid travel to Iran -3/1/2018
The Gulf State of Bahrain has asked its nationals not to travel to Iran under any circumstances, owing to the street protests happening there.

Excise Tax to be charged in Bahrain from 30th December -2/1/2018


The Ministry of Finance in Bahrain has announced excise tax on tobacco and its derivatives, energy drinks and soft drinks from 30th December.

BIC rolls out ticket sales for 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix -22/12/2017
Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), the home of Motorsport in the Middle East, has announced the launch of ticket sales for the 2018 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, to be held next year from 6th to 8th April in Sakhir.

New Bahrain Tourist Visa Service announced for Gulf Air passengers -6/12/2017
The National Carrier of Bahrain, Gulf Air, together with VFS Global, in an aim to simplify the visa application process for Bahrain, has introduced a Bahrain Tourist Visa Service, exclusively for passengers flying across its global network.

Spectacular fireworks display organized at BIC on 16th & 17th December -6/12/2017
The Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) announced that it is organizing back-to-back nights of spectacular firework displays as part of the BIC National Day Festival, due to be held later this month.

New 400m Tubli Bay walkway officially opened to public -22/11/2017
Tubli Bay, a newly-built walkway was officially opened today to the public.