Pink cities in the world

Marrakesh, Morocco

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Toulouse France

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Jaipur India

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Bahrain, Coolest Arab country to visit

Bahrain is the smallest country in GCC and one of the smallest countries in Asia, i was fortunate to visit this lovely country for 4 days in early jun 2018.

Manama is the capital of Bahrain

The former capital of Bahrain and the second biggest city is Muharraq, its also the more cultural side of Bahrain with historical old houses and the Pearl trail.Once the seat of government, the centre of the pearl trade and the hub of Bahrain life,  Muharraq. Traditional Islamic houses hide in narrow winding lanes.

Bahrain is one of the only Arab countries  with a synagogue.

Things to see in Bahrain

Qala’at al-Bahrain or Bahrain Fort is a UNESCO listed monument. Admission is free

Royal Camel Farm, Bahrain. This farm is open every day from sunrise to sunset, with free entry and free parking on-site

The Bahrain Pearling Trail or Bahrain Pearling Pathway is a serial cultural heritage site inscribed on the  UNESCO list.

Al-Fateh  Grand MosqueOne of the largest mosques in the world,  and is the largest place of worship in Bahrain. It is also one of the top tourist attractions in Bahrain. The dome is currently the worlds largest fibreglass dome

Bab Al Bahrain , Gateway of Bahrain is a historical building located in the Customs Square , it marks the main entrance to the Manama Souk,the monument essentially consists of a huge arch, below which runs a road, which is often referred to as the entrance to the Manama souq .

Manama Souq The souq is network of small lanes that houses small stores selling  souvenirs and gifts to electronic products, spices,  gold and jewelry shops

Old houses in Muharraq including Sheikh Isa Bin Ali House,  Traditional Islamic houses hide in narrow winding lanes,

Muharraq Souq. Muharraq is known for its traditional market selling fresh fruits and vegetables, local crafts ,everyday products,  traditional Arabic sweets, halwa which are made in Muharraq

Block 338 is a charming pedestrian quarter crammed with international restaurants, art galleries and small boutiques

The Bahrain International Circuit ,The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East is a motorsport venue opened in 2004 and used for drag racing, GP2 series and the annual Bahrain Grand Prix, the 2004 Grand Prix was the first one held in the Middle East.

do something quirky

try some Camel burger at Adilya

and try sheesha at Adilya

window shopping at Moda Mall, Moda Mall is located on the ground floor of the iconic Bahrain World Trade Center(BWTC)

 

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Bahrain Pearling Trail

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Bahrain International Circuit,The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East

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Bab Al Bahrain , Gateway of Bahrain

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Royal Camel Farm

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Qala’at al-Bahrain or Bahrain Fort

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Camel Burger

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Al Areen Palace and spa

I visited Bahrain as a FAM TRIP Sponsored By Bahrain Tourism Board . I  was hosted at Al Areen Palace and spa and sightseeing by Mattias Tourism

To invite me on a similar trip, email  sygoyal@gmail.com 

 

http://mathiastours.com/

Russian Cities, Romania

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Unesco site

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Derbent Russia
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Bolgar Russia
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Novgorod, Russia
First Capital of Russia
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Metro stations in Moscow

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Banya This ancient bathhouse tradition is one of the most well known symbols of Russia

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chebureki, Soviet street food

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Nicholas Naval cathedral

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Hermitage Bridge

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Fligel
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Stroganoff Russian dish

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The world-famous Amber room, Catherine palace.
St Petersburg

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