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Bab el-Bahrain Souk

Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain
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Souvenirs Paradise

If you want to buy souvenirs then have a visit this place. Its very narrow and having so many... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sudarson R
Bengaluru, India
Nothing special

Mostly it's souvenirs and mobile phones and watches. It doesnt have the amazing atmosphere of a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nikita Z
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Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to buy souvenirs then have a visit this place. Its very narrow and having so many shops, its very difficult to walk in the weekends. Wish to visit this place, visit during evening time and weekdays. Too many gold shops and having...More

Thank Sudarson R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mostly it's souvenirs and mobile phones and watches. It doesnt have the amazing atmosphere of a Bazaar, like one in Istanbul for example

Thank Nikita Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a must for Filipinos to bring something to their family and friends a little something from the places the've visited. And if you'll visit Bahrain, this is the place where you can get souvenir items. You can get almost everything here. From ref...More

Thank Riyadhventourista
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its a good place to visit in bahrain have a lot of stores and gold market there but the weather these days wont let u walk as long as u wear a gym cloth

Thank Moath A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great place to take your camera and your purse! Lots of items to buy. Store keepers very informative and, with permission, most people are happy to have photos taken.

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Please do visit with family and friends very nice in Bahrain and enjoy KFC near in circle and old items also sold here

Thank stanley j
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place on a winter afternoon. Full of trinkets and the Bangkok stuff. Pirated movies, watches ,clothes etc dominate the narrow lanes. There is also a gold souk here. Couple of good restaurants in the air conditioned place serving good local and Italian food. Good...More

Thank Amit S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a few souvenirs, cheap t shirts then this might be the place for you. Just know your prices and check quality. This is just a dingy area of little shops with little charm.

Thank Gale L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has an air-conditioned modern mall along that souk selling local merchandise. But the best part of the souk is that original narrow street outside with variety of small stalls. You can get all sorts of local knick knacks, and don't forget to bargain. I...More

Thank jellybeans2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living in the Gulf since long I have the opportunity to visit many attractions across the region. The souk in Bahrain and the well preserved area behind Bab al Bahrain are my favorite. Bab al Bahrain the previous Gate to Bahrain when the port ended...More

Thank KothM
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stanley j
21 July 2017|
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Response from dnewman1156 | Reviewed this property |
It is a great area for shopping (many vendors). Very good prices, and they are willing to negotiate price on most products.
14 January 2017|
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Response from mdva590623 | Reviewed this property |
Everything in Bahrain is Very near as it's a small country. I would advice to take a taxi to the souq.
26 August 2015|
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Response from Hala_Sulaiman | Reviewed this property |
The 2 most popular are Al Shaker Tailoring and Akbari Fashion House. Prices vary depending on material and design.