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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

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.

Unified medical licenses across UAE from 12th October -9/10/2014

Marking a major milestone in advancement of health-care sector, medical licenses would be recognized across the UAE from 12th October, thereby paving way for medical professionals to work across the country.

Plans for mega entertainment destination at Jebel Ali announced -9/10/2014

A Meraas Holding company, Dubai Parks & Resorts LLC, announced plans for the grand entrance plaza that can interlink the three theme parks, marking phase one of the mega leisure and entertainment destination.

Bahrain travel now possible with e-visas -8/10/2014

Travelling to Bahrain is now easier for Indians and Pakistanis.

Eid brings in record surge in hospitality and tourism sectors -8/10/2014

The Eid Al Adha has been a real boon for hospitality sector in Bahrain this year, with majority of hotels in the Kingdom having recorded more than 90 percent room occupancy.

Work on second phase of Muharraq Ring Road project begins -8/10/2014

Plans are on to begin work on the second phase of the Muharraq Ring Road project in Bahrain, which form part of efforts to address increased traffic on roads.

New $5bn second causeway to link Bahrain and Saudi Arabia -10/9/2014

A second causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and offering a route for a regional railway network built by the GCC states will cost about $5billion, said a minister in Bahrain.

Thailand grants extended tourist visit visa to Bahrainis -3/9/2014

Bahrainis can now stay an additional month in Thailand without the need of a visa.

Zallaq coastal project due for completion by the year-end -3/9/2014

A coastal project in Zallaq, which includes a 1km stretch beach and harbour, is due for completion by the year-end.

Bahrain to grant e-visas to 101 countries from October -27/8/2014

According to revised visa policy in Bahrain, nationals from 101 countries are allowed to obtain e-visas from October, thereby simplifying the process of travelling to Middle Eastern countries.