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Muharraq

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Muharraq is a metropolitan area in Bahrain, an island connected to the northeast of the capital of Manama.

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The former capital of Bahrain and the second biggest city, where one can witness the more 'cultural' face of the Kingdom

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By plane[edit]

This is where Bahrain's international airport is located.

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From Manama you can easily get to Muharraq using one of the 3 modern causeways: 'Sheikh Isa Bin Salma', 'Sheikh Hamad' and 'Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman'. All of them will lead you to the airport.

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Drive to Amwaj, it's a far more developed "western-friendly" residential compound and its only 10 minutes away from the airport. It has top-notch hotels and resorts such as The Dragon and multiple of (pricey) restaurants one can choose from, such as Burger lounge, or the more luxarious Mojo - which also comes with a bar and a nightclub. The city is still largely under construction - A mall, a school, a hospital and tens of new apartments and hotels are still on their way. (as of 2011)

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The city is also known for its traditional market, or souq

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  • Jasmi's, 17676999, [1]. The most popular Bahraini fastfood chain. 2 BD.  edit

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Bars are no where present in the more 'conservative' city of Muharraq, however, one can enjoy a stay the the various Gahwas all around the city for Sheesha (Hookah), as well as mint tea, turkish coffee, Arabic coffee, or fresh juice.

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It would be preferred to dress "modestly" when in Muharraq City. Meaning; avoid shorts and sleeveless.

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