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    Bahrain is a small island country in the Persian Gulf that is becoming increasingly popular as a holiday destination. The country has been investing heavily in tourism development in recent years, with a focus on luxury resorts, shopping, and cultural attractions. The country has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 on Tripadvisor and Western tourists are warmly welcomed.There are no restrictions on what they can wear at the beach. Bikinis are allowed, but it is recommended to dress modestly outside of the beach.

    Bahrain is also known for its Formula One circuit and annual Bahrain Grand Prix. Some of the highly-rated and popular hotels in Bahrain include the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, and Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa. Some of the major attractions in Bahrain include the ancient Dilmun civilization ruins, the Al Fateh Grand Mosque, and the Bahrain National Museum. The price level in Bahrain is generally lower than in Sweden, although some luxury items and services may be more expensive.

    The best time to visit Bahrain for holidaymakers is from November to February when the temperatures are milder and more comfortable for outdoor activities. Summer months can be extremely hot and humid. 

    The currency in Bahrain is the Bahraini dinar (BHD), and the time zone is GMT+3. There is a two-hour time difference between Bahrain and Sweden. Bahrain International Airport is the main airport in the country, and it is served by several international airlines, including Royal Jordanian, Gulf Air, British Airways, and Turkish Airlines.

    Swedish citizens can obtain a visa on arrival in Bahrain, or they can apply for an e-visa before their trip. 

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