Bahrain is an island country situated in one of the world’s top oil-producing regions. It is the third smallest Asian country with a population of 1.58 million inhabitants. Bahrain is also famous for having the world’s largest underwater theme park and one of the world’s largest cemeteries.
Bahrain has three World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO and six sites still under consideration for World Heritage Sites. Bahrain’s three World Heritage sites are Dilmun Burial Mounds, Pearlng Testimony of an Island Economy, and Qal’at al-Bahrain.
Apart from the World Heritage sites, some other sites that can be visited in Bahrain are the Tree of Life, Reef Island, Khamis Mosque, Al Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve, Lost Paradise of Dilium Water Park, Al-Jasra, and Bahrain World Trade Center.
Most holidays and festivals in Bahrain are devoted to Islam due to it being a Muslim country. Some Islamic festivals celebrated in Bahrain are Eid ul Adha, Muharram, Eid ul Fitr, Ramadan, Eid al-Watani, and Milad al-Nabi.
One of the best ways to explore a country’s traditions and culture is through its food. The local dishes in Bahrain feature dates, rice, fish, and meat. Some of these dishes include Samboosa, Ghoozi, Harees, Mahyawa, Jireesh, and Fi Ga’atah. The national beverage of Bahrain is Arabic Coffee.