Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula - Bahrain (PDF Chapter)
This is the Bahrain chapter from Lonely Planet’s Oman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula guidebook.
Bahrain has a rough exterior that takes some prising open, but it’s always worth the effort. The storied location of ancient Dilmun and the epicentre of the Gulf’s pearling past – Bahrain has a history to reflect on with pride.
- immerse yourself in the past at Bahrain National Museum then skip forward centuries to Bahrain National Theatre
- take a 16th-century view of the sea from the battlements of Bahrain Fort
- shop for gold, perfumes, medicinal herbs and mango ice cream in Manama Souq
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Manama, Around Bahrain Island, Bahrain Fort Complex, A’Ali, Sar, King Fahd Causeway, Al Jasra, Riffa Fort, Bahrain International Circuit, Al Areen, Tree of Life, Oil Museum, Muharraq Island, Dar Island, Understand Bahrain, Bahrain Today, History, People & Society, Arts, Environment and Survival Guide.