Qalat al Bahrain, Manama
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
Explore layers of ancient civilizations and the remains of fortresses guarding the harbor at Qalat al Bahrain, a World Heritage Site boasting 5,200 years of continuous settlement. Spread across an artificial hill covering 17.5 hectares (43 acres), the area features spectacular archeological findings. The most richly documented settlement here was the capital of the Dilmun civilization, after which the fort became an entrepôt of many subsequent ones, including Arabic, Portuguese, and Persian. A museum with five exhibition halls details the history of the place, displaying over 500 artifacts excavated from the site. Pick up an audio guide in English, and afterwards relax in the waterfront cafe. See Qalat al Bahrain and all Manama has to offer by arranging your trip with our Manama trip itinerary builder.
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here is big fort and you can find there many historical story.there is many rooms which every one has different decoration.it is better to go there for visit in the afternoon about 4 to 5 o`clock.
It's had an amazing view over the see specially for sunset or sunrise. المنظر فيه خيالي على البحر خصوصا في الشروق والغروب
The place is nice but without much activities to do inside. We will not go again as we have seen everything.
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