Muharraq, Bahrain's third-largest city, is the 2018 Capital of Islamic Culture. The capital of the Kingdom in the 19th century, it has since experienced a number of changes but has managed to keep its classic beauty. The city provides endless attractions, from meandering around classic homes featuring architecture reminiscent of the Arab Gulf to dining on traditional food.
Traditional homes may be found in Muharraq, some of which are owned by local pearl traders. Throughout the Dilmun era and beyond, Bahrain was a significant pearl exporter. Take a look at these residences, which are also a part of the UN-designated Pearling Path and worth visiting on foot.
While strolling around Al Qaisariya market, you can purchase a wide range of goods at the numerous shops along the sidewalks, including spices, teas, and pearls.
It is a fashion buff’s paradise. With its numerous well-known fashion and cosmetic brands, as well as a roster of intriguing food outlets, Seef Mall's second site in Muharraq is a perfect destination for a family day out. Another choice is Dragon City, a distinctive shopping center in Muharraq's Diyar Al Muharraq, a series of seven man-made islands. It boasts a large number of retail and wholesale stores that sell anything from jewelry and home goods to electronics and clothing that are made in China.
The Amwaj Islands are a collection of artificial islands close to Muharraq's shore that are well-known for their opulent residences, restaurants, and beach activities. Visit the Aziza Bird Kingdom, which is home to more than 70 different bird species, many of which are rare or endangered.
In Bahrain, the enormous metropolis of Al Muharraq boasts a magnificent fusion of the old and the new. This enchanted metropolis offers a wealth of water sports, including kite surfing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and knee boarding, as well as fascinating desert vistas, a vast skyline, and a history of ancient civilizations. There are a great deal of things to do in Al Muharraq for a tourist........read more .......read more read less