Al Fateh Grand Mosque, being one of the largest Mosque in the world, encompassing 6500 sq. mtr. and accommodating up-to 7000 worshippers. During your visit you will admire the impressively domed structure, built in early 1990s and named after Ahmed Al Fateh, the conqueror of Bahrain. Its dome is made of pure fiberglass.
Bahrain National Museum, boasts a rich collection of Bahrain’s ancient archaeological artifacts. The museum collections cover 6000 years of history and are housed in rooms such as the Natural History Hall and the documents & manuscripts to inspect the interesting exhibits.
Bahrain Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site is one of Bahrain’s most important sites. The Fort itself was built in the 14thcentury but excavations at the site reveal six other distinct eras of the place dating back to the Dilmun era, or around 3000BC during which time it may have been the island’s capital.
Bahrain International Circuit (Welcome Centre), the region’s premier Formula One and drag racing venue, with an exhilarating ride on the circuit’s course called 4x4 Land Rover Experience.
King Fahad Causeway, the modern structure in Bahrain, the 25-kilometer-long bridge built at a cost of $. 1 billion. It links Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and is one of the world’s longest bridge between two countries.
Royal Camel Ranch, at Janabiya is a must for people whose only contact with camels has been at a zoo or on television. Keep your cameras ready as a hundred or so camels’ race in for the evening feed after grazing all day.
Burial Mounds, the largest prehistoric cemetery in the world. There were some 165000 burial mounds in Bahrain dating to between 3000BC and 300BC. Each mound contains a stone built chamber which formed a grave for a person buried in the fetal position along with various elements presumably believed to be needed in the next world.
Tree of Life, a 400 years old mystique tree that stands alone in the desert, surviving in a place completely void of water.
First Oil Well, which as the name suggests, is the first oil well in the Arabian Gulf. Black gold first spurted from the well on October 16, 1931. At the Oil Museum, there are some of the exhibits including drilling equipment, documents, old photographs and a working model of an oil rig.
Shaikh Isa Bin Ali House, the former residence of H.M. the King’s great-great-grandfather. The structure represents a fine example of local architecture, complete with wall carvings, lattice work and a wind tower, one of region’s early forms of air conditioning.
Dhow Builder’s Yard, is located next to fishermen’s port in Muharraq is the oldest and the only Dhow building yard of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Watch master craftsmen create traditional dhows. Dhows are still build today in much the same manner as they used to be generation ago. It’s an education to watch the craftsmen curve the teakwood
Dhow Builder’s Yard, is located next to fishermen’s port in Muharraq is the oldest and the only Dhow building yard of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Watch master craftsmen create traditional dhows. Dhows are still build today in much the same manner as they used to be generation ago. It’s an education to watch the craftsmen curve the teakwood hulls and hammer the planks together into beautiful sea craft with nothing more than mental notes of plans handed down via word of mouth. Dhows are still very much used for fishing, diving or transport goods.
Arad Fort, 15th-century fort, built in the typical Arab style. It is believed that the fort, strategically located between Bahrain Island and Muharraq. was used by the Omanis during their brief occupation of Bahrain in 1800.