About Manama


Let's have a look around into background of Manama
  • Country: Bahrain
  • Latitude: 26.201000
  • Longitude: 50.606998
  • Time zone: Arabia Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +3 hours

Weather in Manama

  • Climate: Arid Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to March

Location

Manama is the capital and the largest city of Bahrain. Manama has a total population of about 157,000 (2017 Census).

Distance from Manama center to Airport

Bahrain International Airport is the nearest airport to the city. It is one of the most important airport in the Middle East.

Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km

Driving Time: 10 Minutes

Languages: Arabic followed by English.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Bahrain International Airport
  • Rail: GCC Railways
  • Road: MAN buses

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 to 15 percent
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 0.5 BHD
    • Housekeeper: 0.5 BHD
    • Concierge: 0.5-1 BHD
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 0.5 BHD

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Juffair,
  • Al Hidd,
  • Riffa

Emergency Contact Numbers in Manama city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 999
  • Railroad: (GCC Railways)
  • Airport: +973 8000 7777 (Bahrain International Airport)
  • Hospital: +973 1781 2222 (Bahrain Specialist Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Manama.

  • Bahrain Summer 17
  • The Pearling Path Exhibition
  • Ramadan and Eid Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Al Fateh Mosque
  • Arad Fort
  • Bahrain Fort

Theatre & Concerts

  • Bahrain National Theatre
  • Ritz Carlton
  • The Snapple Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Manama

  • Mama Maya Restaurants and Cafe
  • Rasoi By Vineet
  • The Meat Co.

Top Shopping Centers in Manama

  • Gold City
  • Al Raya Mall
  • Dana Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Bahrain National Museum
  • Belt Al Quran
  • Andalus Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Fish and Chips – Sherlock Holmes Pub
  • Churros – My Cafe
  • Crispy Chilli Beef – China Garden

Sports Club

  • Manama Club – Basketball
  • Manama Club - Football
  • Manama Club - Handball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 2.19 BHD
  • Taxi: 2 BHD (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 402.14 BHD
  • Cheap meal: 2 BHD
  • Gasoline: 0.15 BHD/ litre
  • 3 course meal: 14 BHD

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Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Palm Springs International Airport
  • Rail:  Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Road: Bus:  Greyhound: Bus Station

Airport

Palm Springs International Airport

Driving Distance:  115 miles / 185 km

Driving Time:  2 hour

Languages:  English followed by Spanish

Customs and Tipping

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5
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