Manama Souq

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The souq in 1965.
A seller of sweets and spices in Manama Souq.
A seller crucibles and jewellery manufacture equipment in Manama Souq.
A seller of Arab headdress — the 'Agal' — Manama Souq.

Manama Souq (Arabic: سوق المنامة‎) is the old bazaar (souq) of Bahrain's capital, Manama.[1][2]


The Souq lies in the north of Manama, in-between the old parts of the city and the Central Business District, to the east of Noaim and west of Ras Rumman. The main entrance is the historic Bab Al Bahrain building. The area also is home to Bahrain's only synagogue.

Surrounding quarters[edit]

Manama Souq neighbours a series of mainly residential quarters, including:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bahrain: Manama Souq". Travel Adventures. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Manama Souq". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 8 December 2013.