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.
The Manama Souq has been redeveloped since its original construction. It is now divided into a new part and an old part. The new part is pedestrianized while the old area has roads for cars and walkways for pedestrians. At the heart of this redevelopment was Dick Cockshoot, who designed various features such as the new wooden roof over the redeveloped part of the souq. He also designed the new cafes that have opened in and around the site. His efforts were recognised by the Bahraini government after the redeveloped Souq was unveiled after much construction and effort and time to the public on 20 of July 2013.
Manama Souq neighbours a series of mainly residential quarters, including:
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