From time immemorial, Bahrain has attracted travelers to its shores. Some, like Gilgamesh (whose legend was captured in stone), were Kings in pursuit of the island's fabled secret to eternal life. Others came as traders, wayfarers and conquerors.
Now, in modern times, Bahrain still brings in visitors in the hundreds of thousands, drawn by the culture, the history, the sporting extravaganzas, even the stopping.
Whatever your own reason to visit, we welcome you to come, explore and enjoy.
The Kingdom of Bahrain is an archipelago made up of 33 islands located in the Arabian Gulf between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Its total area is 780 km2.
Manama is the capital of Bahrain and also its largest city. Manama enjoys a distinct reputation as a tourism and cultural hub regionally and internationally.
Bahrain is a country that prides itself in being a thriving multi-cultural hub which welcomes people from all around the world, thanks to its tolerant attitudes, low cost of living, and abundance of educational and health facilities and services.
Bahrain is considered an important regional economic and financial hub, and is home to a large number of global financial services companies. The country also laid out a comprehensive and integrated economic vision which aims to make its economy more sustainable by the year 2030.
The earliest human settlement in Bahrain’s islands dates back almost 4,000 years. Over that time, it was inhabited by a series of different civilizations, starting with Dilmun, then Tylos, and finally the Islamic period.