Explore Manama like an insider! Secret locations, experiences and untold stories only the locals know… Our staff are proud to reveal Mercure Local Stories.

About this city

The Bahraini capital, in 2012, was also designated as the capital of Arab culture by the Arab League. The Al Fateh mosque - one of the biggest in the world, the National Museum, the Arad fort (since 15th Century) and the old neighbourhoods add to the charm of this city. The narrow rows of stalls at the Bab al-Bahrain souq are famous for their vast array of perfumes, spices, and gold. Manama is known to have a thriving nightlife, with clubs and bars popular with visitors from all over the world.
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Local Stories


Hotels nearby

Come and discover our locally inspired hotels. From the moment you step inside, you will be immersed in the destination. Your journey starts here.

What are your interests?

Are you a foodie? Do you enjoy learning about the local history and culture? Are you passionate about nature? Explore the local stories that catch your interest and let them inspire your next trip!

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