Alcoholic beverage is only allowed in designated places and drinking in public areas is strictly prohibited.
Taking photos on government and military buildings is prohibited and when taking image of local people permission should always asked.
During the holy month of Ramadan muslim traditions must be observed by refraining from eating, drinking or smoking in public until the sun goes down. Liquor shops and bars are closed during the entire holy month.
Bargaining is very importnat in local souqs and shops, it can save you so much money
DID YOU KNOW ?
Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands, the largest being Bahrain Island, at 55 km (34 mi) long by 18 km (11 mi) wide. Saudi Arabia lies to the west and is connected to Bahrain by the King Fahd Causeway. Qatar is to the southeast across the Gulf of Bahrain. The planned Qatar Bahrain Causeway will link Bahrain and Qatar and become the world's longest marine causeway.
Excavations begun in the 1950s and 1960s have revealed three stone-built temples dating from the second and third millennia BC. It is believed that they were built as a place of worship for the God of spring waters, Enki, and a sacred well discovered within the complex further strengthens this theory. Barbar Temple is also listed in UNESCO Heritage site.
Tree of Life
Tree of Life is a large single mesquite tree that has been sitting in the middle of the Bahrain desert for over 400 years.
Al Fateh Grand Mosque
The Al Fateh Grand Mosque can hold up to 7,000 worshippers and is the largest place of worship in Bahrain. Conservative attire is required upon your visit. Abaya (traditional dress for womens) will be provided for female and non-Muslim visitors.
WHAT TO PACK
Weather in Bahrain is at coolest between November and April. Light clothig is advised during summer as temperature can reach up to 40C.
Bring along an underwater camera to capture your underwater activities and experiences in Bahrain archipelago.