Shaikh Isa bin Ali House, Al Muharraq

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At Shaikh Isa bin Ali House, see the residence of the monarch of Bahrain, who ruled from 1869 to 1932. Located in the heart of old town, the house showcases a traditional Islamic architectural style. Take a tour and see the design of the rooms built around four courtyards. Pay attention to the detail on the carved wooden doors, and admire the wind towers characteristic of old Persia and used for creating natural ventilation. After exploring the site and enjoying the views of the house and the old town, stop for a refreshment at one of the quaint coffee shops. Put Shaikh Isa bin Ali House into our Al Muharraq trip maker app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Since in Manama there are many places of cultural interests, this is well worth a visit. Well maintained, beautifully restored is a set suitable for photos and for a taste of traditional life in the old Bahrain. Refined and charming architecture is to visit in the morning!
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  • This neighbourhood is restored and reorganized sağlamıs I think this House. Çevreside becomes beauty he retore reveals pussy
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  • Walk around this traditional house near Muharraq souk to get the feeling of days gone by. Desert architecture and desing at this fine example of its era. Short drive from Bahrain Airport.  more »
  • Was wondering about the house which was very interesting when someone grabbed me and gave me and my friends a tour around the centre for culture and research and many other be buildings in the area.... Best kept secret in Bahrain
  • The House of Sheikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa was his residence and the seat of his government. This beautiful house offers insight into the royal life in the 19th century. It consists of several rooms arranged around four courtyards and characterized by its wind towers. It is considered one of the most impressive example of Gulf Islamic architecture on the island.
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