5 Sights in Manama, Bahrain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Manama, Bahrain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Manama, Bahrain.

Activities in Manama

1. Al Fateh Grand Mosque

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The Al-Fateh Mosque was one of the largest mosques in the world, encompassing 6,500 square meters and having the capacity to accommodate over 7,000 worshippers at a time. The mosque was built by the late Sheikh Isa Bin Salman Al Khalifa in 1987 and was named after Ahmed Al Fateh. In 2006, Al-Fateh became the site of the National Library of Bahrain.

Wikipedia: Al Fateh Grand Mosque (EN)

2. Bahrain National Museum

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The Bahrain National Museum is the largest and oldest public museum in Bahrain. It is situated in Manama, adjacent to the National Theatre of Bahrain. Opened on 15 December 1988 by the Emir of Bahrain Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the $30 million museum complex covers 27,800 sq meters and is the country's most popular tourist attraction. It is believed to be the region's first modern museum.

Wikipedia: Bahrain National Museum (EN)

3. Adhari Park

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Adhari Park

Adhari Park is an amusement park in the Kingdom of Bahrain based around the historic freshwater spring known as Ain Adhari which is located around the Zinj area. In 2003, the site was remodeled and it became a major tourist attraction. In 2006, it was remodeled at a cost of over $23,000,000 US dollars. In 2007, the park was projected to receive over a million visitors. It had opened to the public in 2008 and covers an area of 165,000 square meters. It has 8 outdoor and indoor rides for people of all ages, a Family Entertainment Centre, a food outlet at the Food Court, a dine-in restaurant, multiple coffee shops, and 1200 parking spaces.

Wikipedia: Adhari Park (EN)

4. Qal'at al-Bahrain

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Qal'at al-Bahrain Martin Falbisoner / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Qal'at al-Bahrain, also known as the Bahrain Fort or Portuguese Fort, is an archaeological site located in Bahrain. Archaeological excavations carried out since 1954 have unearthed antiquities from an artificial mound of 12 m (39 ft) height containing seven stratified layers, created by various occupants from 2300 BC up to the 18th century, including Kassites, Greeks, Portuguese and Persians. It was once the capital of the Dilmun civilization and was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.

Wikipedia: Qal'at al-Bahrain (EN)

5. Gudaibiya Palace

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Gudaibiya Palace

Al-Qudaibiya Palace or Gudaibiya Palace is a palace in Gudaibiya, Manama, Bahrain. Located off Bani Otbah Avenue and Al Fatih Highway, it lies west of the Al Fateh Grand Mosque and southeast of the Old Palace of Manama and the Andalus Garden and Manama Cemetery. It is a light pink palace with a pearl-coloured, onion-shaped dome.

Wikipedia: Al-Qudaibiya Palace (EN)


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