In the capital city of Al-Manamah in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the incredibly popular Bahrain Gold Souq or the Bahrain Gold Market can be found. The so-called Gold Market is named because of its nearly unmatched gathering of gold, goldsmiths and craftsmen. Two of the most famous stores in the area would be the Gold Souk building and the Gold City building, both situated near Bab Al-Bahrain. This place is not only attractive to tourists and visitors because of its sheer quantity of gold and golden objects, but also because most items possess an amazing amount of value both in weight and in craftsmanship. Unlike many other gold retailers, the quality of gold found and sold here range as high as 21 to even 24 carat in purity. Located in the busy streets of Government Avenue, the souq is now host to an unbelievable array of merchants and retailers parading some of the finest-made gold products in the East.
A trip to Bahrain would certainly be incomplete without experiencing the sights, smells, and sounds of the souq. This place is like a [Read more…]