One of the world’s biggest mosques and most prominent in Bahrain. Capable of accommodating over 7,000 worshippers at a time, Al Fateh is open to tourists except during prayer times.
Founded in 1988 at a cost of $30 million, Bahrain National Museum is the keeper of Bahrain’s 5,000 years of history and is an absolute must for anyone interested in the archipelago’s past.
Known as Dilmun in ancient times, Bahrain’s rich trading history is reflected in numerous archaeological digs around the island. Qalat al-Bahrain site (Bahrain Fort site) is among the most exciting of them and is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort is located atop a 17.5-hectare artificial hill that has been built while enduring over 4,000 years of continuous occupation. It is also the site of the former capital of Dilmun and is one of the most prolific archaeological discovery.
Siyadi s' House in Muharraq was built by a well-known Bahraini pearl merchant at the beginning of the twentieth century. Looking like a fledgling fort from the outside and inside is a wonder land of engraved walls and geometric design.
Founded in the year 2004, the Bahrain International Circuit hosts Bahrain's biggest sporting event –the Bahrain Formula One. This state-of-the-art motorsport facility offers carting and four-wheel-drive cars.
The exquisitely-designed Bahrain National Theater is the first national theater in the Kingdom and one its cultural icons. Located between the sea and the Bahrain National Theater lake, the shimmering edifice symbolizes the link between land and sea. Its intricately-woven ceiling is inspired by the ceilings of traditional Bahraini homes, with criss-crossing aluminum strips that allow light and air through.