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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  • 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 »
  • How was life in Bahrain pretty humble, poor, and easy in the 19th century. His status have to match but still the residence of Shaikh and this makes ' Castle of the Shaikh ' emerged. High walls keep residents and ensure a pleasant cool climate in the premises. Small Windows also are against the unbearable heat of summer. The House offers plenty of room for the family of Shaikh and rooms to guests to receive in a culture where hospitality is uppercase. Several decades the House was neglected and then the plan was about to renovate, but to receive the original form. Around the House a disaster is for the parking, because there's nothing like a village with narrow streets, the rich people close to drive huge luxury cars.
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  • We enjoyed the Sheikh’s house. 1BD ticket price, hopefully being put toward restoration. Really quite interesting to see the construction and innovative use of wind tunnel “air conditioning”. The door...  more »
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  • Near my house and my living city capital masjid
  • best quran center
  • It's a Mosque.
  • So awesome the only problem is the lack of sufficient parking places.
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  • The mosques of Allah's House-. The forgiveness of Allah God from all sin and repent to him.
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