Manama Tourism

Manama is a melting pot of different cultures and perfectly represents the charm of Bahrain. It is the capital of Bahrain and also one of the largest cities in this Arab country. It holds a significant place as the major trading center in the Persian Gulf and offers a combination of bustling modern development and leisurely beach-y vibes. That has helped in transforming tourism in Manama as a flourishing industry.

So, when you are planning a vacation to Manama, the city will welcome you with one of the largest mosques in the world - Al Fateh Grand Mosque along with attractions like Bahrain National Museum and Qal'at al-Bahrain. But that does not mean Manan tourism is all about historical and religious places. It is also about modern points of interest like Wahooo! Waterpark, Bahrain Financial Harbour, Dolphin Resort Bahrain, and Marina Beach Garden Park.

You will love wandering through the traditional bazaars like Muharraq Souq and Manama Souq. be it the clothes, spices, or Arab sweets, these markets will pamper you with everything a tourist wants. Plan a trip to Manama and experience all this and more!


The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Manama

  • Know the pollution level of Manama before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 54.81 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 46 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.35 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.35 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 65.22 (High)
  • How safe is Manama for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Manama.

    • Burglary and Theft 19.77 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.95 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.02 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 46.59 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 17.26 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 27.44 (Low)
    • Attacks 26.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25.57 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90.91 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 77.84 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.7 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.79 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Manama is 136.65 (High)

    • Safety Index 74.61 (High)
    • Climate Index 64.31 (High)
    • Pollution Index 58.44 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.61 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 58.17 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.71 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.31 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.53 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Manama

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 43.48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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