From traditional favourites to the trendiest international brands, you’ll find it all in Bahrain. A visit to Bahrain is incomplete without a visit to the local ‘Souq’ or central market-place. While in the Souq, you will be attracted by the tradional Bahrain Halwa maker (Confectionery), and fresh spice shops. You will be dazzled by the sparkling gold of the Gold Souq.
Bahrain has a wide range of modern shopping complexes housing imported luxury goods. Most of the Bahrain department stores and shopping malls are air-conditioned. You will also find well-known brands of Western goods, video arcades and fast food outlets.
Bahrain City Centre
Location: Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Road.
The Kingdom’s biggest multi use project which occupies three-levels assuming an area of 450,000 sq m located on the water front of Seef district. The project includes a 20-screen cinema, the largest of its kind in the region, the biggest indoor outdoor water park in the region along with a family entertainment center, the widest variety of restaurants and cafes, two, four and five star hotels and 5500 free indoor car parks.
Location: Seef District
The Bahrain Mall is situated in the heart of Bahrain's new retail district. This ideal location is easily accessible from the main highway and all parts of the city. It covers an area of 750,000 square feet and has more than 120 international brands and specialty stores.
Location: Seef District
Find an abundance of stores for your wardrobe, pampered lifestyle and unique trends.
Al Seef Mall
Location: Seef District One of Bahrain's most popular shopping complexes, combining both modern & traditional elements in its architecture. Housing stores like Debenhams, BhS and Marks & Spencer. It also has excellent food court and cinemas.
MODA Mall, the ultra-exclusive shopping complex located on the ground floor of the landmark Bahrain World Trade Center (BWTC), with tenants comprising a veritable who’s-who of the fashion world. The mall is home to some 160 exclusive brand name boutiques a number of which were previously unattainable in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Complementing the retail offering, there is a range of exciting and exquisitely appointed casual restaurants and cafes.
Yateem Centre - Bahrain's First...Island's Best!!! Yateem Centre, in 1981, introduced for the first time in Bahrain the concept of a fully climate controlled Shopping Centre. Today, Yateem Centre is acknowledged as the first and the most successful downtown shopping centre in Manama by shopkeepers and shoppers alike.
A'ali Mall has the look and feel of a traditional open air souq within its air-conditioned confines. A glass roof, stores with old-fashioned Arabic wooden doors and carts selling souvenirs all add to the atmosphere. Outlets include Top Designer stores.
For the short-stay travelers, a wide range of products can be found at the Bahrain Duty Free shopping facilities for departing and transit visitors 24 hours a day. Additionally, the Bahrain Duty Free offers a pre-order service to its customers over the web at www.bdutyfree.com