Gulf News | Opening of the first Pearling Street parking lot on May 8th

Designed by architect Christian Kerez.

Providing free parking for Muharraq residents and paid for visitors


For those with whom the country shares its heart

Dreams sew the memory of their people

From the sea and palm trees

For those who are preparing for the holidays

Like poems or verses

Notice the joy that happens

Every holiday and place rises,

With the beauty we dream of!

Maj Al Khalifa

With these words, Sheikh Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, was inclined to congratulate the citizens on the blessed feast of Eid al-Fitr, the authority continues its annual habit of donating to Bahrain a project of new that adds to its structure Cultural infrastructure and characterizes its renewed civilized and human heritage, combining authenticity and modernity, announcing the opening date of the first Perling Street Street car park in the ancient city of Muharraq next Sunday, May 8 current.

According to the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, this multi-car parking project is part of the Masar Pearls area project inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, where 4 multi-storey car parks are being built in Muharraq was designed by architect Christian Kerez.

The multi-storey car park is designed to serve as a public space, with its aesthetically pleasing open spaces that add to the features of the new and attractive old town, and each floor of the new car park has a different shape and design as cars pass in height. And slopes of different shapes, which give each floor a special character that is easily identified.

These parking lots will serve the citizens in general by providing free parking for the residents of Muharraq, as well as will provide paid car parking for visitors.

The structure is characterized by curved shapes, creating a continuous and smooth transition between levels. All four projects follow the same design. All shapes go from concave to convex, creating a stunning spatial transition.

Capacity can be approximately 1,000 vehicles in a built-up area of ​​45,000 square meters, this new car park near the Pearl Trail in Muharraq will also be used for concerts and shows. Sheikh Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, had confirmed in an earlier statement that the city of Muharraq is witnessing an ongoing development process aimed at restoring its original cultural memory and its position as a center of creativity and creativity. civilized production, in addition to drawing world attention to a development model that takes culture as a pillar and basis for strengthening its structure, tangible and intangible cultural infrastructure, noting that the slogan of the Culture Authority for this year is “The Road” . Perla ”because of the importance of this country in the efforts of various authorities and authorities dealing with cultural and development issues in Bahrain to achieve sustainable development in Muharraq and other Bahraini cities. While Professor Robert Carter of the British Archaeological Mission stated that investing in historic properties and related services is a great economic benefit as it offers economic opportunities to the local population, emphasizing that the location of the pearl trail offers infrastructure projects from multi-storey cars. parks, public squares, shopping malls, commercial and entertainment projects, which constitute an economic resource for the local community and visitors. He stated that the improvement of the historical components and service in Muharraq encourages the locals to stay in the city and contributes to the return of its people to it, emphasizing that Muharraq is a vital city and possesses unique ingredients for sustainable development as it has need to continue. efforts to protect and preserve its cultural, historical and urban benefits.

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