• Shaikh Ebrahim Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research

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    Shaikh Ebrahim Bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research – Muharraq: Representing a debate and exchange on current issues, the Shaikh Ebrahim Bin Mohammed Centre for Culture and Research was once again opened in 2002. The centre is a modern reconstruction, built specifically on the land of the Sheikh’s original majlis.

  • Bin Matar House

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    Bin Matar House – Muharraq: Previously surrounded by the sea on three sides, the Bin Matar House was built in 1905 in a traditionally Bahraini manner, with the use of palm tree trunks, sea-stone and gypsum. The building played as a majlis by Salman Hussein Bin Matar, a prominent Bahraini pearling merchant. The building was

  • Siyadi Mosque

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    Siyadi Mosque – Muharraq: The oldest preserved mosque in Muharraq, Siyadi Mosque, belonged to a 19th century pearl merchant with the mosque neighboring his house (Siyadi House) as a part of the Siyadi complex. The mosque is still used to this date for daily prayers!

  • Diraz Temple

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    Diraz Temple – Diraz: Made all the way back in 3rd millennium BC, Diraz Temple is made up of different sized rectangles for different reasons are all built atop rows of large limestone columns. For all history and archaeology fans, the temple is a sight that needs to be seen on a visit to the

  • Barbar Temples

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    Barbar Temples – Barbar: Dating back to the 2nd and 3rd millennium BC, the Barbar complex includes three temples built over 5 stages representing an aspect of the Dilmun culture. Visiting the Barbar temples is a great opportunity for tourists to discover Bahrain’s history!

  • Bab Al Bahrain

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    Bab Al Bahrain – Manama: Translated into ‘Gateway of Bahrain’, Bab Al Bahrain was designed by Sir Charles Belgrave and built by the British in 1945. Located in the heart of Manama, the beautiful gate is the entrance to the traditional market, Manama Souq. Redesigned in 1986, the entrance now entails beautiful Islamic designs and