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Arad Fort, Al Muharraq
(3.4/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
Explore Arad Fort, a 15th-century fortress built to monitor and protect the island. Today, it represents a great spot to take a strol, enjoy the views, have a drink, and take some artistic photos. Stroll around the site and reflect on the traditional architecture, which wasn’t altered during the fort's restoration in the 20th century; no modern materials, like cement, were used. See the four circular towers on the fort's corners, and peer down into the now disused moat outside the gates. From time to time, the fort serves as a venue for concerts and local festivals. To visit Arad Fort and other attractions in Al Muharraq, use our Al Muharraq vacation generator.
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  • After visiting Qal'at which is a ruined fort, it was lovely to see a renovated version. Recommend a visit in the late afternoon as we got some fantastic sunset photos. Can't remember paying so I think...  more »
  • A great early morning, as the sun is rising, late at night as the sum is setting. You must visit the fort, Bahrain at its best. 
  • Has a very interesting museum, giving full history of Bahrain, of 5000years. Bahrain was the central trading port for middle east 
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  • Amazing place! Tour guide was very helpful and gave interesting information on the background history. Personally loved it very much. Only drawback was the super hot weather!
  • A nice location but the surrounding area clashes with the natural look. Dangerous elevated areas with no safety railings.
  • The view is beautiful, but there is nothing to see!! if your going there just for the Fort it will be time wast, but if you go there and then reach another place near it it will be ok
  • See the fort and enjoy the waterfront park. Good venue - hosts many of the "Spring of Culture" events. Seef Mall Muharraq is a neighbour.
  • Cool place to hang out after you finish hanging around seef maal