Pearl on the arab gulf

Bahrain rich history

Bahrain rich history

The past and the future clash in wonderful sceneries, relaxed private beaches, impressive constructions and a sizzling, lively atmosphere. To make sure you grasp a little bit of everything this Gulf island has to offer, you need to discover what Bahrain was and where it is heading. \n \n Start by walking down the heritage path to unravel the mysteries of Bahrain’s rich history. From the Dilmun Civilization, to the Portuguese reign, the Islamic era and the fascinating evolution of the pearl industry, Bahrain’s past will leave you in awe, as its relicts will lay in front of your eyes.

Discover ancient architecture, engulf in the spirituality of the mosques and indulge your senses with the most fascinating traditional dishes in one of the many souqs.


Bahrain also offers one of the most thrilling shopping experiences you could ask for. As an economy that built its foundation on the pearl industry long before oil was discovered, this is the perfect place to go in search of the most exquisite pieces of jewelery. The modern side of the island also offers you state-of-the-art malls, where opulence invites you to wander and be amazed.

Making a checklist? We’ve got you covered. Find everything you need to know before you pack your bag for an unforgettable experience to the island.

Bahrain basics

Making a checklist? We’ve got you covered. Find everything you need to know before you pack your bag for an unforgettable experience to the island.
Capital City Bahrain
Capital City




Language Bahrain



Airport Bahrain




Population Bahrain

1.37 million

Dialing Code Bahrain
Dialing Code:


Government Bahrain



Time zone Bahrain
Time zone:



Electrical Bahrain

220 UK



Religion Bahrain


Currency Bahrain

Bahraini Dinar (BD)

(USD 1 = 0.376 BD)


Thursday, Oct 17

Pink Island Party at The Ritz Carlton Bahrain

The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain

Ritz Carlton annual Pink Island Party is back! Dance the night away and make your footprints count as groove for charity, in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month. The most awaited party o...

Thursday, Oct 17

Hail Live In Bahrain

Republiq Lounge, Park Regis Lotus Hotel

Supergroup Hail! will be performing for the first time ever in the GCC and features Chris Adler (Ex- LoG/ Megadeth ) on drums, James Lomenzo (Ex Megadeth / White Lion / Ozzy / Slash’s Snakepi...

Friday, Oct 18

Sun:Sets ft. Nico Rac at Solymar Beach Bah...

Solymar Beach Bahrain

From the hottest club of Mykonos – “Cavo Paradiso” Nico Rac is set to arrive to Solymar Bahrain this Friday October 18th. Nico Rac has become a sensation the recent years playing ...

Saturday, Oct 19

A Live Soul Session with Manny at Coda Jaz...

CODA Jazz Lounge

Coda is proud to present American singer/song writer MANNY who will be performing his unique repertoire of R&B, Funk & Soul live in concert on Saturday the 19th of October! Manny is no stra...

19 Oct > 26 Oct

The 28th Bahrain International Music Festival

Various Locations

The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities celebrates the annual Bahrain International Music Festival held under the “Our Year of Celebrations” program, from 19 to 26 October, 2019. The King...

Saturday, Oct 19

L’Orchestre Lamoureux

Bahrain National Theatre

A special classical musical evening starring French opera orchestra, L’Orchestre Lamoureux, founded in Paris in 1881 by Charles Lamoureux. For ticket and more information please contact : +973 1729...

Saturday, Oct 19

Drum Making Workshop

Dar Al Muharraq

Folk art has always been closely linked to our heritage; emotions were expressed during the long diving trips through music and its various instruments. In this workshop, participants will be intro...

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Sunday, Oct 20

Mai Tai Lounge Returns

Trader Vic's, Bahrain

Your favorite tropical hideaway will reopen! Enjoy with your friends for signature refreshing cocktails, island sounds, and tiki vibes and lets welcome a new season of paradise! Timings : 6 pm R...

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