The capital city of Bahrain, Manama contains the country's best hotels, nightlife, shopping and primary tourist attractions. The city spreads over the northeastern corner of the island. At the heart of the city is the Bab al Bahrain (Gateway to Bahrain), a complex of government buildings erected in 1945 and distinguished by a large arch. Years ago, arriving visitors would disembark from their ship-to-shore launch and step through the archway to enter Bahrain. Since then, land reclamation has mov... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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