You might ask yourself what does the 3rd smallest country in the world has to offer, think again. There are many reasons why you should visit the little island of Bahrain, whether it’s feasting on delicious food or exploring the Gulf’s fascinating heritage. Here are five unusual and fun things you can explore on your visit to Bahrain.
Diving into the country’s traditional cuisine is always a great first step when it comes to exploring Bahrain’s great culture. Bahrain has a lot to offer and when it comes to flavorful breakfast feasts, there is no better place to taste traditional Bahraini food than Saffron By Jena. Their menu consists of modern authentic Bahraini dishes, make sure to try the balaleet, and sweet cardamom vermicelli dish.
Manama Souq is a great place to explore the city’s rich culture, its narrow alleyways are packed with traders selling aromatic spices, perfumes and many other goods. Make sure while you’re there to visit the magnificent Shrinathji temple.
This nature reserve is home to a variety of species and plants native to Bahrain, Africa, and South Asia. Located in Sakhir, Al Areen Park has 100,000 range of plants and trees, as well as over 45 species of animals and 82 species of birds. The park is only a 40-minute drive from the capital Manama.
Bahraini Farmers Market is a must visit, it is packed with fresh and colorful produce. You can shop for fresh vegetables, plants, dairy products, and dates. The market also sells traditional arts and crafts, you can also go on a picnic at the market’s scenic park and even visit the park’s small petting zoo. You can also pay a visit the Hoorat A’ali Farmers Market, an air-conditioned cosy market filled with beautiful fresh produce.
Any trip feels extra special by the sea, make sure to explore the country’s fun variety of water activities such as paddle boarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking and even yoga on a paddle board. You can also enjoy a delightful BBQ meal by the beach after a hectic day of water activities. It’s a great place to spend some fun quality time with family and enjoy delicious food.
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