Bahrain’s local attractions
Bahrain hosts the world renowned Bahrain Grand Prix at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir and has a wide variety of water sports, museums, mosques and other local attractions.
Anyone interested in the local history should visit the Bahrain Fort on the northern coast of Bahrain Island, listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It dates back to the 16th Century and also showcases a variety of archaeological discoveries.
Themed on the ancient Dilmun civilisation is Bahrain's extravagant Lost Paradise of Dilmun waterpark. Set in 77,000 square meters of desert oasis, it's the largest stand-alone waterpark in the Middle East with 18 slides, pools, fountains and attractions.