Colors of Manama - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Despite the fact that Bahrain is considered quite a modern and a rapidly developing country, the locals do not cease to follow the cherished customs of their ancestors. They respectfully observe their traditions and have much respect for them. Here it is normal to devote much time to moral and spiritual development, which is definitely based on spiritual teachings of Islam. Young people have great respect for elders. All important decisions are made only younger generation receives permission. Religious traditions do not allow the local people to eat pork. Alcoholic beverages are also under a severe restriction. Smoking is also not approved, but there is no strict ban on it.
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 … Open
Bahrain is a wonderful country notable for its numerous historical, religious and natural attractions. In order to see all the important places, you will need to spend here more than one … Open
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Unique landmarks in Manama and around
King Fahd CausewayFrom the series “The longest bridges in the world”
Check on the map: Distance from Manama center - 25 km.In Saudi Arabia is located King Fahd Dam, whose general length is 25 km. The opening of the Brückendamm took place in 1986. The bridge was named in honor of the prominent king Fahd bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud. The King of Saudi Arabia participated personally in the bridge of the bridge. The ceremony took place on 11th November 1982. Despite the grand scale of the bridge, which demanded the investment of 1.2 billion US dollars, the project was fully financed by the authorities of Saudi Arabia. … Read further
Colors of Manama in photos
Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Manama. Learn the best periods to visit Manama to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Manama.