Manama

Manama

Manama is the capital and largest city of Bahrain. The city developed as part of a network of settlements which connected the Arabian Gulf to trade routes extending from the Mediterranean and the Red Sea to South East Asia. Towards the end of the 19th century Manama was one of the most important trade hubs in the region.

Site Information

Country: Bahrain

District: Capital Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 7th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Manama, City of Trade, Multiculturalism and Religious Coexistence

Date of Submission: 2018

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