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Muharraq

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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.

Understand

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

Get in

By plane

This is where Bahrain's international airport is located.

By car

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.

By bus

By boat

Get around

See

Do

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)

Buy

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

Eat

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

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Drink

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.

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Contact

Stay safe

Cope

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

Get out

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