How to spend top weekend in Manama - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

The Reviera, Reef Island, Kingdom of Bahrain

Get a New Experience during Falconry

You can experience the art of falconry while on holiday in Manama. It is widespread among the Arabs. This occupation is a kind of game hunting. However, man does not use firearms but uses a tamed bird of prey belonging to the falcons’ family. You will try yourself in the role of a real Falconer and get acquainted with Eastern culture.
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This type of active recreation guarantees you unforgettable impressions and emotions. The Falcon, being in the sky, will fold its wings and attack the prey that tries to escape from it. You will also communicate with a proud bird, and enjoy its flight and swiftness of attack. You will even forget about hunting trophies for a while. However, their number will pleasantly surprise you.

Become a Pearl Diver

You have the opportunity to turn into a catcher of Bahraini natural pearls for 2-3 hours while on vacation in Manama. It costs $150. You will be engaged in the extraction of pearls near the small Al Dar Island. It is located east of Bahrain. You will be taken to the shallows on a boat with a flat bottom. You will listen during the trip to the guide's story about how people carried out pearl mining in the past. Copyright
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You will put on a mask, flippers, and gloves. You will also put on a grid around your neck to fold the shells. After that, you and the instructor will dive into the clear water. You can enjoy the beauty of the underwater world. However, you also need to detect where the shell lies. You will have to push the sea urchins to pick up the shell from the bottom and put it in the grid hanging around your neck. You will board the boat again after you complete the shell hunt. You will go to the shore of Al Dar.
Manama- Arial view The second part of your adventure will start on the island. It is necessary to cut each shell with a special knife, divide it into two parts and look for a real pearl in the depths of the clam. Its size is very small. However, the process of finding this natural treasure will be exciting for you. All found pearls will remain with you. You will also be given a certificate confirming your status as a pearl diver.
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Adrenaline Rush while Hummer Driving

If you want to feel like a member of the Formula 1 races, then you can make your dream come true in Manama. You'll pay $130 for this. You will go to a special circuit. It is located in the desert near the Formula 1 track. Therefore, you'll feel the atmosphere of these races thanks to the noise of engines and instructors. You can ride the Hummer here. This is a real off-road iron monster that copes perfectly with off-road traffic.
Bahrain Grant Mosque (Night view) You have to cope with various obstacles. These are steps, the height of which reaches 50 centimeters, sand dunes, slides, and steep slopes. The comfortable interior of the utility vehicle will also please you. You will be jiggling on a leather chair during each climb, like a flat surface is under the wheels, but not the obstacle. Instructors will teach you to ride a Hummer. You will be able to take pictures with them on the background of the desert landscape and powerful cars.
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Dilmun Burial Mounds Excursion

If you are a fan of history, then you can take a trip from Manama to the Dilmun Burial Mounds. They belong to the period of 2.5-1.5 thousand years BC. They located in the center of an island in the desert. Some of them are 5,000 years old. There are a huge number of mounds throughout the territory to the horizon here. Many of them have a height of more than 20 meters. Scientists still cannot give an exact answer to whom they could belong. However, the hypothesis of their belonging to the ancient Sumerians is the most popular. There's nothing inside the mounds. They were raked 2 thousand years ago. The tour will take several hours. You will find the sandy hills-burial and see how archaeologists conduct excavations in the area. You will also listen to the guide's story.
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Notable celebrations and festivals in Bahrain

Ashura Day (translated as "the tenth") is celebrated on the tenth day of the first month of the Islamic year. The memory of Husayn Ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet, who died in the battle of Karbala in 680, is commemorated on this date. Sunnis and Shiites celebrate this day in different ways. But it is a day of prayer and mourning for both faiths. … Open

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