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Manama Souq


Manama Souq is the old bazaar (souq) of Bahrain’s capital, Manama.

The Manama Souq will now be open from 8 am to 11 pm on weekdays, and 9 am to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The souq is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, who come for traditional Bahraini foods, souvenirs, and cultural experiences. The souq is also home to some of Bahrain’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Al Fateh Grand Mosque and Bab Al Bahrain.

History of Manama Souq

The Manama Souq, located in the old city of Bahrain’s capital, Manama, is a major tourist attraction. It is home to a variety of shops and restaurants and is a great place to buy traditional Bahraini souvenirs. The souq dates back to the 17th century and offers visitors a glimpse into Bahrain’s past.


In Manama, the Manama Souq is a large must-visit market. You can purchase clothing, perfumes, electronics, jewelry, spices, and folk art here. It’s also a popular tourist attraction thanks to the attractions in this area, which include incredible sights, unique smells, and sounds.


The Manama Souq has been redeveloped since its original construction. It is now divided into a new part and an old part. The new part is pedestrianized while the old area has roads for cars and walkways for pedestrians. At the heart of this redevelopment was his majesty, who designed various features such as the new wooden roof over the redeveloped part of the souq. He also designed the new cafes that have opened in and around the site. His efforts were recognised by the Bahraini government after the redeveloped Souq was unveiled after much construction and effort and time to the public on 20 of July 2013.

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