BAHRAIN NATIONAL MUSEUM
(9.3km away from Bahrain International Airport)
One of the first museums in the Gulf, the Bahrain National Museum opened in 1988. The site itself, on the edge of the sea, is a tremendous attraction, adding to its contemporary ambience which is influenced by the white travertine façade and dramatic courtyard decorated with contemporary sculptures.
QALAT AL BAHRAIN SITE AND MUSEUM
(15.2km away from Bahrain International Airport)
Known as Dilmun in ancient times, Bahrain’s rich trading history is reflected in numerous archaeological digs around the island. Qalat al-Bahrain site (Bahrain Fort site) is among the most exciting of them and is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
BAB AL BAHRAIN
(9.1km away from Bahrain International Airport)
Bab Al Bahrain is located at the entrance to the Manama Suq in Bahrain’s capital city Manama. Built in 1949, it once housed the government’s administrative offices and overlooked the sea. Behind is the suq which offers a unique shopping experience that brings to mind the style of commerce from days long past.
BLOCK 338
(11km away from Bahrain International Airport)
Located in the heart of Adliya, Block 338 is a charming pedestrian quarter crammed with international restaurants, art galleries, and small boutiques. Block 338 offers a wide range of cuisine that is sure to appeal to all tastes. Whether you are in the mood for a fancy feast, a more traditional Bahraini dish, or just a soothing drink and a chat, there is something for everyone.
BOAT TRIPS TO BU MAHER FORT
(9.3km away from Bahrain International Airport)
The Bu Maher Fort Visitor’s Center is the starting point to discovering more about the Pearling Path that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The center contains a three-dimensional display that guides the viewer though the history of the path and the houses which formed it from the early beginnings to the main pearling traders.
BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
(44.3km away from Bahrain International Airport)
Bahrain’s Grand Prix made history as the first Formula One Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East and was awarded the “Best Organized Grand Prix” by FIA. Visitors can take the wheel themselves on its state-of-the-art karting track or enjoy a thrilling ride in the passenger seat of a Hummer on its Extreme 4×4 course.
RAMADA HOTEL
(8.1km away from Bahrain International Airport)
www.ramada.com
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL BAHRAIN
(9.3km away from Bahrain International Airport)
www.fourseasons.com
SOFITEL BAHRAIN
(37.4km away from Bahrain International Airport)
www.sofitel.com
CROWN PLAZA HOTEL BAHRAIN
(7.9km away from Bahrain International Airport)
www.cp-bahrain.com
ART ROTANA
(8.2km away from Bahrain International Airport)
www.rotana.com