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Al Muharraq - The Heart of Ancient Bahrain

Authentic Al Muharraq is located on Muharraq Island, which is the third largest amongst the islands in Bahrain. This fascinating city is home to many narrow winding streets, old-style buildings, exquisite restaurants, luxury hotels, colourful cultures and much more.  Al Muharraq has a long and rich history which dates back to approx. 3000 BCE. To explore some of the city’s past, you can pay a visit to one of its many ancient monuments or historical attractions including Arad Fort, which dates back to the 15th century, and Al Oraifi Museum which displays over 100 works of art from the Dilmun civilisation. The best way to immerse yourself into Bahrain’s history is to visit the Pearling Trail. This attraction is a UNESCO World Heritage Site; its 3.5km long and includes 17 of Bahrain’s historical buildings which have been restored, as well as 3 offshore oyster beds which all tell a unique story of Bahrain’s history. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holidays to Al Muharraq, allowing you explore this ancient wonder of a city to your heart’s content.
After stepping back in time, look forward to immersing yourself into Bahrain’s local traditions and cultures in Al Muharraq. The Muharraq Souq is a perfect representation of Middle Eastern culture and traditional daily life in Bahrain – here you’ll discover countless traditional sweet stores, a gold souq, handicraft goods and much more. Away from Al Muharraq’s history and culture, this city also boasts many other holiday highlights, including the Lagoon Park which offers fun for the whole family with its excellent shops, restaurants, Segway rides and bike rides around Arad Lagoon. Azizia Birds Kingdom is another excellent tourist attraction in Al Muharraq, home to over 70 bird species from all over the world. Whether you want to book a family holiday, a solo getaway or a romantic city break, Al Muharraq is a charming destination for all types of traveller. You can enjoy an indulgent break with luxury holidays to Al Muharraq offered by Brightsun Travel, including an excellent package to the award-winning   5* Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain, which features an infinity edge swimming pool, 3 restaurants and bars and a spa and fitness centre.

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