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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  • If you love history and finding out how people lived in the past then this is a must see for you. The beautiful house is a living example of the architecture in years gone when the current amenities d...  more »
  • The house is for a former Bahraini king during 1920s, so it is basically a palace. It is square in shape with all rooms around an empty space. It is large even for Bahraini houses these days and it is...  more »
  • 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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  • House of a former Bahraini ruler. Great insight into a former royal palace and seat of government. A must visit for Tourists. Harks back to the days the Ruling family was based in Muharraq.
  • Fascinating example of traditional Bahraini architecture. Shows not only the historic usage of the buildings, but also features a very interesting wind tower. However, there are few facilities on site, beyond and more information panels to aid interpretation would be nice.
  • A must see historic architecture used to be the Palace of the ruler of Bahrain Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, it is situated in the highest spot in Muharraq town. A magnificent architecture to explore.
  • An old historical house of bahrain
  • Original building without furniture
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