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Old Capital of Bahrain City Tour

This tour will give you the opportunity to learn about the 19th century life style of the Bahrain. Walk through the alleys in Muharraq Island while visiting the traditional houses.

per adult from




4 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • All monument fees
    • Entry/Admission - Shaikh Isa bin Ali House
    • Entry/Admission - Muharraq souq
    • Entry/Admission - Mohammed Bin Faris House of Sout Music
    • Entry/Admission - Arad Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Shaikh Ebrahim Center
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Shaikh Isa bin Ali House, Shaikh Abdulla Avenue, Al Muharraq Bahrain

    Shaikh Isa Bin Ali House: The House of Sheikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa was his residence and the seat of his government. This beautiful house offers insight into the royal life in the 19th century. It consists of several rooms arranged around four courtyards and characterized by its wind towers. It is considered one of the most impressive examples of Gulf Islamic architecture on the island.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Muharraq souq, Al Muharraq Bahrain

    Muharraq Souq: Smaller than Manama Souq, the Muharraq souq offers a wide range of merchandise and famed sweet shops. The oldest section of the souq, Al Qaisariya, offers a charming shopping experience. Souq Al Qaisariya is an integral component of the "Pearling; a testimony of an Island Economy" (UNESCO World Heritage Site).

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mohammed Bin Faris House of Sout Music, Off Boomaher Ave, Manama Bahrain

    Mohammed Bin Faris House : This small house, off Shaikh

    Hamad Avenue and close to the souq, once belonged to the

    famous Bahraini oud player and songwriter Mohamed bin Faris.

    It was recently converted into a museum in honor of the late


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Arad Fort, Road No. 4233, Al Muharraq Bahrain

    Arad Fort : Arad Fort is a 15th century fort in Arad area in Muharraq. Arad Fort was built in the typical style of Islamic forts during the 15th century, before the Portuguese invasion of Bahrain in 1622 A.D. This fort is one of the compact defensive forts in Bahrain.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shaikh Ebrahim Center, Muharq, Al Muharraq Bahrain

    Shaikh Ebrahim Centre : This is a new building with a traditional

    architecture in the heart of old Muharraq. It was built on a plot of

    land that was originally part of the house and forum of Shaikh

    Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, an intellectual and man of letters, in the early 20th century. The design incorporates a large Islamic arch, mashrabiya (traditional windows) and gypsum panels with Arabic calligraphy.

    Duration: 25 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    From All the City Hotels
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • 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.


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Activity ID: V-42380P3

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