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Bahrain History

The Bahrain History tour offers you an insight into the historical landmarks away from the loud and bustling city. Learn about Bahrain as our tour guide goes in-depth into how the ancients have shaped the present day culture and traditions of the island.

per adult from

$134

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Local guide
    • Bottled water
    • All monument fees
    • Entry/Admission - Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Bahrain Military Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Dilmun Burial Mounds, Shaikh Hamad Street, Riffa Bahrain

    Burial Mounds: These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Dilmun civilization in the third millennium BC. Other archaeological mounds, which go back to the Hellenistic period of Alexander the Great (330 BC) are also found in various areas in Bahrain. The most imposing mounds are those believed to be the Dilmunite Royal Tombs. These tombs are seen in A'ali close to modern dwellings.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Khamis Mosque, Sh Salman Highway, Manama Bahrain

    Al Khamis Mosque: It is considered to be one of the oldest mosques in the region, as its foundation is believed to have been laid as early as 692 AD. An inscription found on the site, however, suggests a foundation date of sometime during the 11th century. It has since been rebuilt twice in both the 14th and 15th centuries, when the minarets were constructed.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort, Sh Hamood Bin Avenue East Riffa, Riffa Bahrain

    Sheikh Salman bin Ahmed Al-Fateh Fort: This fort is commonly known as Riffa Fort due to its location in Riffa, is an historic landmark and stands witness to one of the most important junctures in Bahrain’s history. Within its beautiful architecture lives

    the memory of the ruling family of Bahrain, the Al Khalifas.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Bahrain Military Museum, Sh Hamood Bin Avenue Near Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort in East Riffa, Riffa 903 Bahrain

    Bahrain Military Museum: This Museum was opened by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa on the 45th Anniversary of the Bahrain Defense Force, which occurred on February 5th, 2013. The minute you enter the museum you’ll be taken by awe at the rich history that it displays. The museum is divided into five different sections (The Hall of Rulers, Forts Hall, Documents Hall, Horses Hall, and Old Weapons Hall). If you start with the Hall of Rulers, you’ll go through the history of how Bahrain was conquered by Sh. Ahmed Al Fateh (Ahmed the Conqueror), and you’ll find a map of the battles that took place at that time. All of the museums halls display progression of Bahrain’s military throughout the little kingdom’s history.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Al Jasra Handicrafts centre, 1003, Rd No 315,, Manama Bahrain

    Al Jasrah Handicraft Center: It is located close to Al Jasra House and

    is worth visiting as it offers varieties of homemade handicraft. This center encourages the craftsman and artisans, urging them to continue working in this distinctive field which requires major effort, and precise skills, by providing support to ensure the development of this industry while maintaining the original characteristics of the Bahraini products.

    Duration: 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    From All the city hotels
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by FARHAT TOURS AND TRANSFERS SPC

Activity ID: V-42380P13

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