Bahrain Historical Private Half Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bahrain

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This tour is all about history of Bahrain. The tour will start at 9am and last around 4 hours. It will cover The Grand Mosque, Bait Al Quran, Bahrain National Museum, a photo stop by the Bahrain World Trade Center (Twin Tower) and King Fahad Causeway. Hotel pick up and drop off included.
You will be met by your English speaking guide in your hotel lobby and proceed for the tour. The first stop of the day will be at the Ahmed Al Fateh Grand Mosque. This mosque is the largest mosque in the country which can accommodate 7,000 worshipers and has been crowned with the worlds largest fiberglass dome. The next visit will be the Bait Al Quran. It is one of the island's most attractive pieces of architecture and is the home to an immensely fair and valuable collection of Islamic manuscripts collected from all around the Islamic world. Moving on, the tour will proceed to Bahrain National Museum. One of the first museums in the Gulf, the Bahrain National Museum opened in 1988 and its the place to learn Bahrain's history, culture and traditions. Next, you will have brief stop by the Bahrain World Trade Center for a photo stop. The Bahrain World Trade Center is 240 m (787 ft) high and the twin tower complex located in Manama was built in 2008. It is the first skyscraper in the world to integrate wind turbines into its design. The last visit of the day will be the King Fahad Causeway. Opened in 1986, this remarkable 25km feat of engineering links Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. The causeway traverses Umm Al Nasan Island, which is a sanctuary for wildlife and at the halfway point there is a facility area, including a tower restaurant, which you can visit even if you don't travel the whole distance to Saudi Arabia. You will then be returned to your hotel in Manama.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Bahrain National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque)
  • Entry/Admission - Beit Al Qur'an

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Fully narrated tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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