The Middle East’s island kingdom, Bahrain is a luxury tourist destination in the Persian Gulf drawing attention with the best of region’s history and culture. Besides offering many exciting holiday experiences around its pristine islands, architectural delights, natural havens and historical wonders, the land of Bahrain is an ideal shoppers’ paradise with myriad of plush shopping malls and traditional souqs.
An old souq in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, Manama Souk is an ideal place for a traditional shopping experience in the city. Tourists would love to explore the bustling streets of the market that are all packed with numerous shops and are a feast to the eyes. From clothing, jewellery, gold and electronics to cooking spices, souvenirs and a range of other Bahraini goods, you can shop for all sorts of things here. The Gold Souq, Kingdom of Perfumes, the Spice Souq and World of Herbs are the key highlights at Manama Souk.
Al Aali Mall
A place for a plush shopping experience, Al Aali Mall is a luxury shopping mall situated in the business district of Seef. This 52,000 square meter complex, with a sophisticated ambience, fine dining and an abundance of premium brands including Armani, Jimmy Choo and Noof, impresses visitors from all corners of the world. The mall is also home to glamorous Saudi boutiques selling exquisitely embroidered and patterned clothing along with statement footwear and handbags.
Bahrain City Centre
The largest mall in Bahrain, Bahrain City Centre is a true mega mall with something for everyone. Boasting a number of international brands, a food court, a Carrefour supermarket, a cinema complex and a small hub for local designers, it is the place to be for every shopper out there! Then, there is an entertainment centre and a water park where families can spend some leisure time. Besides, you can have a true Bahrain dining experience at numerous restaurants located in the mall.
A world-class gold shopping complex, Gold City invites visitors for an amazing jewellery shopping experience. Situated in Manama, this huge mall is home to 152 shops displaying an impressive range of sparkling ornaments, and has the widest range of beautiful natural pearls. The interior of the mall is aptly done in shimmering gold colour! You can check out precious stone-inlaid bracelets, filigree gold necklaces and pearl-studded earrings – the most popular jewellery pieces sold in the mall.
Located in the Bahrain World Trade Centre, Moda Mall is a shoppers’ paradise offering a wonderful shopping and dining experience for every occasion. Home to the largest luxury brand portfolio of international brands along with more than 80 fashion labels and 50 fine jewellery portfolio brands, it is a big hit with travellers. Besides shopping, the mall is an architectural delight with cool marble interior, airy boulevards, glass domes and elegant cafes.