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Arad Fort, Al Muharraq

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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. Put Arad Fort at the forefront of your travel plans using our Al Muharraq day trip tool .
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  • It was closed to walking in but we enjoyed the outside quite a bit. Such history in the site and worth a stroll.  more »
  • It is so nice place,I enjoyed lot.This is the old historical place .if you like to visit this place please go in the evening time you can beautiful lighting around the museum .  more »
  • The ruins give a picture of the two forts which is right next to each other. Arad Fort has some fine places that the greatness of when calls. But above all the views of the sea and the new city are attractive.
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  • One of the main historical sites of Bahrain. Located near Seef Mall in Muharraq. Though it’s small, high on historic value. Very beautiful venue and park developed around it. Perfect for strolls and picnics. Ample parking spaces. Many cultural programs and events are organized by the Bahrain Government here.
  • One of the well know historical sites in the Kingdom, definitely worth a visit, several cultural events are hosted on the fort site , I'd really recommend visiting Arad fort, you should also follow Bahrain's Cultural Authority on Instagram for their events calendar or through their website, most events are already paid by the government and well organized with world renowned artists
  • Beautiful but small. They do hold interesting events there.
  • A cool, walkable place to visit. The fort is interesting, and the gallery informative. However, the history actually visible is mostly relatively recent, not covering that much of the earlier dilmon history.
  • Good place to watch the sunset. Very small fort, no information available. You can just walk in. We were the only people present in the fort.
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