Bahrain is a small Island nation tucked away in the Persian gulf sharing its borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar. It is known for its petroleum reserves,offshore banking and tourism. Despite being a Muslim nation,it doesn't impose strict Islamic laws like its neighbours thus , paving way for a relaxed atmosphere which draws a large number of tourists. Bahrain's biggest yearly event - Bahrain Grand PrixÊF1 race is held in the month of April each year.
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February to April and October to December is the best time to visit Bahrain
Bahrain is a very small country in terms of area and the major areas include Manama ( the capital city ) , Muharraq ( known for the souk ) , Isa town (traditional market place) Hamad town , Amwaj Islands , Riffah and Hawar Islands which is a popular destination for bird watchers. Bahrain is famous for its forts , museums , man made islands and pearl diving .
Liberal culture. Friendly locals. Man made island. Cheap cinema tickets. Lots of dining options.
Extremely hot climate and sandstorms in summer . Traffic . Exorbitant taxi fares.
Exchange centres are found in city malls , markets and airports. Bahrain Financing company provides better exchange rates. Before you leave the country , convert all dinars into your local currency because it might be difficult to exchange as it is not a commonly used currency.
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