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Manama is The Capital of Bahrain

Aug 18, 2007
Manama is the capital of the island of Bahrain situated in the Persian Gulf. It has a population of about 150 000.

The international airport on the island of Al Muharraq, which can be reached by a causeway. The University of Bahrain is located in Manama, it was founded on 1986.Manama is an Arab city with a rather westernized and modern.

Manama is a very important centre for the economy thanks to the petroleum, oil, fishing and pearl diving. The strong economy of the capital made it possible to increase the countries major hotels, pubs, nightlife, beautiful shopping and most important tourist attractions. It is also very popular for its different markets where people sell their goods.

For a small country, there is a surprising abundance of clubs and pubs many within walking distance of each other and they deliver everything you could possibly want, from top DJs and live music to karaoke and pub quizzes.

Accommodation depends on the location, if you choose to live near city centre like Manama, business district or specific residential areas, expect that it is more expensive than those in countryside.

There are different modes of transportation available in Manama taxis, rent a car and some companies have shuttle service that would pick up and drop off from and to your accommodation.

The National Museum in Manama provides a glimpse of the history of Bahrain from Stone Age to present times.

The Al Faith Mosque is the largest building in the country. Non Muslims can visit. Bait Al our is a combined mosque, library, museum of Islamic calligraphy and a study centre.
Bait Al Quran has among its exhibits Koranic verses amazingly written on a grain of rice and you can see the calligraphy with a magnifying glass. Another mosque worth visiting is the Friday Mosque, which has beautiful mosaic minarets.

The Heritage Centre will give you an idea of Bahraini culture through various objects, such as traditional costumes and photographs.

The Oil Museum has exhibits of old photographs and drilling equipment.

Defy Delhi belly, Freetown filaria, Cotswold cold and Manila malaria can affect you be health wise and travel right. Take preventive pills, keep at bay potential ills and cut out on medical bills. Avoid direct exposure to the sun as far as possible and keep yourself well hydrated to prevent sunstroke. Recognise the symptoms fatigue, dizziness, high fever and severe headache and treat immediately.
About the Author
Douglas Scott works for The Rental Car Hire Specialist. and is a free lance writer for The Manama Rental Site
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