Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), Manama

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With a capacity to welcome over 7,000 worshippers, Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) stands as one of the largest mosques in the world--it's also the home of Bahrain's national library. Constructed in 1987, the mosque boasts impressive architectural features that include Italian marble, Indian teak, Austrian's chandeliers, and a monumental fiberglass dome. Immerse yourself in Islamic culture and religion by touring the mosque's ornately decorated interior. Note the Kufic calligraphy adorning the walls, an early Arabic alphabet used predominantly in decoration. Tours are available in English, and robes and headscarves are provided on site. Plan to visit Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) during your Manama vacation using our convenient Manama online trip builder .
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  • October 2, 2017
    Nice place to pray and beutifull architecture inside and out side. a well designed buidling where you can pray and let soul to relax and eyes enjoy.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    This is the biggest mosque in Bahrain. It is advised to take a tour in the mosque to understand it's history and the history and traditions of bahrainis. Also, this mosque is a great place for photogr...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    The Grand mosque in Bahrain welcome people from all religion. They provide a guided tour during Eid holidays. This mosque is very important visit place since it shows Arabic calligraphy, architecture ...  more »
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  • June 29, 2017
    Very pleasant. The tour was very informative. You don't just learn about the building but also get to learn and understand the core beliefs of Islam.
  • February 7, 2017
    I am not religious but visited for the building, I had a very good tour guide for our small party of six, the guide explained everything well and I asked multiple questions which were all answered. For those intrigued it is worth a visit. If you really want to understand or know more there's free books, real printed books and brochure type all absolutely free.
  • April 7, 2017
    Beautiful building. Women will be given an abaya to adorn before entering the mosque. We also had a guide who helped us really under Islam. She was also kind enough to answer our questions. This visit really helped me understand Islam and its culture much better than I did before. If you are in Bahrain, you MUST go here
  • July 16, 2017
    Big Mosque in juffair. Reflecting Amazing artifacts of islam
  • July 14, 2017
    More than a prayer place, there's a large library here and visitors crom everywhere are coming to see the interior. Washing area is very far.

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