We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bab el-Bahrain Souk

Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain
Save
Review Highlights
Interesting place for a quick shopping for souvenirs

There was nothing special, just shops for souvenirs, but inside the building there are some nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DMKGunay
,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The Souk is safe!

We got the hotel minibus to drop us at the Souk and had a great evening. 20p for lovely mini... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul H
via mobile
Read all 852 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“narrow streets” (23 reviews)
“gold market” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain
Write a ReviewReviews (852)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 708 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

There was nothing special, just shops for souvenirs, but inside the building there are some nice Restaurants

Thank DMKGunay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the hotel minibus to drop us at the Souk and had a great evening. 20p for lovely mini chicken shwarmas, very cheap freshly squeezed fruit punches and a multitude of Arabian and Indian stores. The Souk seemed very safe to us, it’s patrolled...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to buy souvenirs and other local items.They have some restaurants also and very near to it is gold market.

Thank Elvin Jos D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very nice place to go specially in December with all the celebrations and lights and good offers Even if you don’t want to buy anything it’s a nice place to walk around

Thank malmohanna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Naseef and Basheer Restaurants a must visit and don't forget Haji Cafe!. Authentic food yet delicious!

Thank Maher M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it was great to see! Having seen the start of the refurbishment of the colonial remnants of Bahrain as a protectorate, I think the department of Tourism have completed this project with style and a sense of history. The whitewashed 1930s building stands proud...More

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Main souk very small but there are many stores near by. Crowded area but there are parking available.

Thank Apostolos O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Revisiting, a bit more comfortable in walking around and dealing with the offers, the various smells of the spices etc.

Thank Loo99car
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small city with a lot of hotels , so much fun in weekend with good prices , I suggest to use the public transportation instead of any taxi , Souq Bab El Bharen is the famous place to visit, u will feel like ur live...More

Thank Amr S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hundreds of nice shops all over the soul, where you can buy very different items from Middle East and from India. You can also walk around even being a woman, I was there with one of my female colleagues and it was ok.

Thank Juan Antonio G
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Napule Pizzeria Ristorante
7 reviews
.18 km away
Naseef Restaurant
96 reviews
.03 km away
Legendz SteakHouse
127 reviews
.27 km away
Medzo
43 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Attractions
Moda Mall - Bahrain World Trade Center
127 reviews
.92 km away
Reef Island
90 reviews
1.16 km away
Bahrain Financial Harbour
94 reviews
.49 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Phil T
23 November 2017|
Answer
Response from Kaning21 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there is. Maybe on the spices section of the Souk. I only went to one building where there’s a souvenir shop on the 2nd floor and a food court on the ground floor.
0
Votes
fakarim
10 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from DesertRose96 | Reviewed this property |
Around 8 minutes walking distance and 12 minutes by car with traffic jam.
1
Vote
stanley j
21 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from dnewman1156 | Reviewed this property |
It is a great area for shopping (many vendors). Very good prices, and they are willing to negotiate price on most products.
3
Votes