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Qal'at al-Bahrain

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Karbabad Area | Seef District, Manama, Bahrain
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All reviews audio guide portuguese fort a unesco world heritage site preserved fort small museum historical place coffee shop nice walk worth a visit seef district walk around great place to visit entrance fee nice place ruins history bahrain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Qalat ALBahrain was famous court in Bahrain from along time the location of QALAT albAHRAIN IS IN kARBABAD ITS INTERESTING IF YOU VISITED qALAT albAHRAIN THERE IS ALSO Musium you can see most things about old Bahrain.

Thank BUOSAMA2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort is a lovely walk with a beautiful view. It is a visit that is best done in cooler weather. It is interesting and very well maintained. You can visit during the day or at night. It is beautifully lit up at night and...More

Thank MichelleCon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the place in the afternoon where there is strong sun and nice weather in December, amazing walk where u can see the sea. I think its the best place in the country in my opinion.

Thank Mohamed Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located within the city of Manama, lays this fort which is dated to Thousands of Years ago. Its incredible how it is still here for us to see.

Thank Yousif B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful well-preserved enormous fort is a must-see in Manama. If you're with kids, they'll love it. The museum nearby provides a good overview of Bahrain throughout the ages and has a very nice café. Good place for the sunset.

Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do for any visit to Bahrain as it gives a great overview of the history of the region over the last 4000 years. Although “city IV” is the most photogenic of the buildings, the age of the other parts are fascinating....More

Thank gingermeggs65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi arrived here about 20 mins before sundown and strolled all around the outside of the fort and then inside as sunset. The sun lit up the city skyline very nicely and also the artificial lighting inside the fort allowed for beautiful pictures. I did...More

Thank hughem22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the few remaining historical sites, I enjoyed the visit. The place is smartly illuminated, so it is better to visit at sundown or in the early hours of the evening. I went at noon in the Fall and it was way too hot...More

Thank Colesterol
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Attractive historical place for those who interest in hirtage and architecture. It has english court around the fort walls which make entering from enemies more difficult. To enter it you should criss a woden bridge. Also it has 4 towers in its 4 corners. You...More

1  Thank hatematalla
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Photos should speak for themselves. This place is open till night. Excellent ambience in evening. Loved my multiple visits.

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16 April 2017|
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Response from alisdairt | Reviewed this property |
not to sure where the diplomatic area is, but very poor public transport. you can take bus number 5 from Manama, then walk half an hour to the site. The fort is also easy to reach via car; it’s a 10-minute drive from central... More
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12 April 2017|
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Response from prpWolves | Reviewed this property |
I too am unable to say yes with any confidence! I can say I didn't see any staff while on my tour, and horses were risen around the area openly! I can't see why not as long as owners are respectful with dog waste... I have... More
4 March 2017|
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Response from mdva590623 | Reviewed this property |
Indeed no entrance fee
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