- See the largest mosque in Bahrain
- Perfect tour for those short on time with lots to see
Manama, capital city of Bahrain, is a fascinating place to visit and best discovered with a professional guide who can show you the principal historic landmarks while at the same time revealing their significance. This half-day guided tour of Manama is the ideal way to see the Beit Al Quran, where you will find one of the most prestigious Islamic museums in the world, with a renowned collection of Quran manuscripts and scriptures, some of which date back as far as the 7th century. You’ll also visit the Bahrain National Museum, one of the oldest in the Gulf region, and home to a vast trove of archaeological treasures, artworks, historic documents and exhibits on Bahrain’s natural environment.
As you travel through Manama, you’ll enjoy the pleasing blend of old world charm with modern architecture that makes this one of the Gulf’s most exciting visitor destinations. Naturally, the tour will also take in what is probably the city’s most important location - the Al Fateh Grand Mosque, the largest in the country and one of the largest in the world, able to hold some 7000 worshippers. A national icon, the mosque holds an impressive Islamic library, and the decor is absolutely stunning, from the Italian marble of the floors to the teak doors brought from India. Expect to be wowed.