Muharraq governorate: cities list & information

Muharraq is one of the states/provinces of Bahrain. Muharraq governorate has 2 cities. You can see below like Al Muharraq then click on each city of Muharraq below to see the list of ads related to that city.

  1. Al Hadd
  2. Al Muharraq

Muharraq Region in Bahrain

Muharraq is the third largest city in Bahrain and the capital of Muharraq Governorate. Located on the northern tip of Bahrain, this historic city is known for being the cultural capital of the kingdom.


Muharraq has a rich history dating back to the Dilmun era, which was part of the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia. The city has been ruled by different dynasties, including the Portuguese, the Persians, and the Bahraini Al Khalifa family.

The city has always been an important center for trade, with a bustling market that attracts visitors from all over the world. Today, Muharraq is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its numerous historic buildings and cultural landmarks.

Things to do in Muharraq

There are many things to do in Muharraq, from exploring its historic sites to enjoying the local cuisine. Some of the top attractions include:

  • Al Muharraq Stadium
  • Arad Fort
  • Muharraq Souq
  • Sheikh Isa Bin Ali House
  • Bahrain Pearling Trail

Visitors can also enjoy traditional Bahraini food and sweets in Muharraq. Some popular dishes include machboos, a rice and meat dish, and balaleet, a sweet vermicelli pudding. The city is also known for its halwa, a sweet made from cornstarch, sugar, and nuts.


Muharraq is a fascinating city with a rich history and culture. Visitors can explore its many historic sites and enjoy traditional Bahraini food and sweets. Muharraq is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Bahrain's culture and heritage.