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The Kingdom of ‘The Two Seas’

Tourist attractions include the Qalat Al-Bahrain (The Portuguese Fort) that is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the National Museum which is one of the first museums in the Gulf and the Old Houses of Muharraq.

Bahrain is also known for its markets, making the City a unique shopping destination. Manama Souq is a bustling market place with numerous traditional as well as modern shops. This market place is located in the heart of the city where all kinds of spices, fabrics, handicrafts and souvenirs are available for purchase.

The Gold Souq is well worth a visit, and all the gold on display is of the highest purity and hallmarked as 18 carat and 21 carat. The Bahraini pearls available for sale are the only natural pearls in the world today.