Manama is the capital of Bahrain. A major trading hub, it’s
famous for its oil production and has a thriving central business district. The
city has a population of roughly 1.5 million and is celebrated for its many
shopping malls and skyscrapers.
Famous attractions include the Bahrain National Museum, Al
Fateh Grand Mosque and Qalat al Bahrain ruins. It has its idyllic spots like Al
Dar Island and Reef Island, and its historic areas such as the Royal Tombs and Diraz
Its economy is split between oil, financial services,
shipbuilding and tourisms. Some of its most important exports include aluminium
Manama is well served by roads, and its vehicle population
is on the increase. To the west of the city lies a major highway which connects
Manama to the town and village port, Budaiya, and, to the east a causeway
linking Manama and Muharraq.
The city has a comprehensive bus service, which covers
various routes to and from the the city. Bahrain International Airport,
Manama’s main airport, is located on Muharraq Island, just four miles from
Manama’s central business district.
Its economy is divided between petroleum, financial
services, shipbuilding and tourism. Some of its most important exports include
textiles, tobacco, livestock and fuel.
SilverDoor provides a number of serviced apartments in
Manama that are perfect for business travel.