When translated from Arabian, Bahrain means «two seas». This island country has got its name because it is surrounded by sault water of the Persian Gulf, while ground hides rich sources of fresh water. The nature on these islands is magnificent and inimitable. According to a theory of some scientists, here has been located famous Eden garden that is mentioned in the Bible.
Almost complete coastal line is devoted to building of resorts. Hotels and beaches are well-equipped here, so they attract more and more guests every day.
Main sights of the country can be found in its capital Manama. Here visitors can make an excursion to the old Portuguese fort which territory is now used for archeological excavations. One of the oldest Islamic buildings, Al Khamis Mosque, is located in the same region. The territory of Beit Al Qur'an complex is also worth visiting as here you will see an ancient mosque and walk through spacious halls of the library and visit the local museum.
The capital has multiple beautiful architectural buildings created in the traditional Arabian style. The most notable of them are Arad Fort, the church of St. Christopher and the main Exhibition Center.
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