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Nature of Bahrain - national parks and reserves for active recreation

Bahrain Grant Mosque (Night view) Bahrain is a new experience for the world. "Land of contrasts" may be an overused term. But travelers consider the country a unique pearl in the middle of the oceans. The brilliant landscape scheme is an architectural force against a desolate lunar landscape more hospitable to camel racing than finely tuned cars overflowing with cutting-edge technology. The country covers an area of 700 square kilometers. It has about 161 kilometers of coastline. Muharraq, Sitrah, Umm an Nasan, and the Hawar Group are the main islands.
Bahrain is an Islamic Kingdom. Most of the local holidays are religious here. Several festivals are also held here. The New Year is not celebrated on …
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Bahrain is often called the "Gateway to the Persian Gulf", which can be seen in the diversity and tolerance among the population. Arabic is the official language here. But English is widely used in business and is compulsory in schools. Other languages such as Persian and Urdu are used in both traditional and modern market places due to the numerous expatriates living in Bahrain. Petroleum was discovered by geologists in 1932. It was the first discovery of "black gold" on the Arab side of the Persian Gulf.
The tiny island was a lush, fertile, green oasis centuries ago. The cornerstone of the nation was its abundance of springs, many of which still exist on the site of the ancient Dilmun civilization, known for its plant products and agricultural know-how. Urban development and land reclamation over many generations has led to the fact that the country has become more similar to the neighboring countries of the Persian Gulf - desert abode, unsuitable for cultivation of most agricultural crops. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Kingdom of Bahrain is rapidly gaining popularity as a resort destination. This ancient country was founded approximately 5000 years ago. The name …
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Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Park is impressive. There is a lake, paths, restaurants, shopping areas, places for private recreation, and a lot of greenery on its territory. About six million dinars were spent on the creation of this 80,000 square meter park. It is one of the largest parks in Bahrain. You can also rent skates, pedal boats, and bicycles in the park. There is a playground for children, rides, and a game room with air hockey on site. You can eat at Chai & Chapati or in the tower with 360-degree lake views with Koffiatto restaurant.
WTC- Bahrain Lights Summer is very hot in Bahrain. The temperature does not fall below 17°C in winter. It doesn't rain often here. They mostly fall in winter. There are very few fertile soils here. Only 8% of the territory is used for agricultural crops. There is also a problem with freshwater here. The flora and fauna of the islands are not very abundant. There are 195 species of plants, 17 species of mammals, 14 species of reptiles, and the only amphibian species here. Many migratory birds overwinter here. Some birds nest on islands. Many plants that grow in Bahrain are well adapted to desert and saline soils. They are able to extract water from a great depth and absorb moisture from the air. There are few large animals on the islands. The sand gazelle is one of them. Sand urchin, Arabian hare, and Indian mongoose are also found here. There are several species of bats in the deserts.
Tourists who travel to Bahrain during the holidays should remember a few things. Locals like to celebrate holidays with their family, welcome …
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Bahrain is one of the few countries in the Persian Gulf concerned with protecting nature. Al Areen Wildlife Park was created in 1976 to preserve the unique nature of the region. In addition to the plants and animals inherent in Bahrain, representatives of fauna from Africa and Asia live here. There are more than 100,000 species of flora, 45 species of animals, and 82 species of birds in the park. Many animals are endangered. These are the Arabian Oryx, Southern African cheetah, the steppe monitor lizard, the Persian gazelle, the springbok, and the African wild dog. The park pursues a policy of conservation of rare species, recreation of endangered animal populations, and reproduction of animals in captivity. Part of the park is open to the public. It is visited by about 200,000 visitors a year. The recreation area is closed to visitors. It is visited by veterinarians, park employees, and various specialists.
Manama Tubli Bay is a day in the East of the country between the Islands of Bahrain and Sitrah. Nabih Saleh Island is located here. The bay is known for its rich marine fauna and abundance of birds. Mangroves are located on its edges. The bay is a spawning ground for many species of fish and shrimp. Some species of birds overwinter here. The size of the reserve has significantly decreased due to pollution and negative industry impacts. However, active actions have been made to preserve the unique nature of the region since 1997.
Islam is the state religion of the Kingdom. It is practiced by more than 70% of residents. Christians, Buddhists, and Hindus make up the rest. A small …
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The Hawar Archipelago is located in the Persian Gulf. The islands are almost uninhabited. The Bedouin tribe lived here in the past. But their villages are abandoned today. Only the police station and the hotel remained on the islands. A special permit is required for fishing. The islands are home to many species of birds. A rare species of cormorant nests here. More than 60 species of migrating birds overwinter on the islands. These birds leave for their nesting sites in the spring. Birds nesting here arrive in their place. The Arabian Oryx and sand gazelle are found from rare mammals here. A large population of dugongs lives in the sea near the islands. The region has been under state protection since 1997.
Bahrain, Manama city Arab Bay is a protected area. It was created recently near the city of Arad on the island of Muharraq. Its goal is to preserve the unique marine ecosystem of the region. Dolphins and porpoises are often found in the waters near Bahrain. You are less likely to see whales and killer whales here. Dugongs (sea cows) are often found near the coast. These are some of the most unusual marine mammals. About 700 species of fish are found in the waters of the Persian Gulf. More than 80 % of them live on reefs, including coral. 30 species of sharks live in the Arabian Gulf. 16 of them are endangered. Pearl oysters are found in the waters of Bahrain more often than anywhere else. Therefore, pearl mining is extremely developed here.
Bahrain is an island country where horizons with modern skyscrapers are built over thousands of years of rich history, offering an unrivaled …
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The island of Umm an Nasan is Royal property. Access here is forbidden to ordinary citizens. A small population of screw-horned goats is found on the island. A small village is located on the west bank. Several nomad families live here. They take care of the deer and gazelles that live on the island. Marine life off the coast has suffered significantly due to the operation of industrial plants and desalination plants in recent years. The government of the country takes measures to preserve the unique nature of the Islands and coastal waters.
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Cultural sights in regions of Bahrain

Manama
A large number of important excursion places of interest is located in the capital of Bahrain - Manama. Here travelers should definitely not forget to visit the ancient fort Qal’at al-Bahrain and the beautiful mosque of Al-Fateh. A huge prayer hall of the mosque can accommodate about seven thousand prayers at one time. The mosque is the largest religious building in the country. Bayt al-Qur'an is another interesting architectural complex, which is definitely worth visiting. In addition to a … Read more
Isa Town
Not far from the town, vacationers can visit Aali Burial Mounds. This is an archaeological excavations site where scientists try to find items that date back to the Bronze Age. Of course, tourists are not allowed to enter directly the excavations site because they would mess the work of scientists, but they can look at it at some distance. Bahrain is a country with a rich history, so there is nothing strange in the fact that there are archaeological excavations here. At the site near Isa Town, … Read more

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