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The Dilmun Civilization

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    Stop At: Bahrain National Museum, Al Fatih Highway, Manama Bahrain

    Bahrain National Museum: One of the first museums in the Gulf,

    the Bahrain National Museum opened in 1988. The site itself, on

    the edge of the sea, is a tremendous attraction, adding to its

    contemporary ambience which is influenced by the white

    travertine façade and dramatic courtyard decorated with

    contemporary sculptures. Its the place to learn Bahrain's history,

    culture & traditions.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Qal'at al-Bahrain, Karbabad Area Seef District, Manama Bahrain

    Bahrain Fort: Thought to be once the centre of power for the ancient Dilmun civilisation, Qal'at Al Bahrain (Bahrain Fort) has UNESCO World Heritage status. The Bahrain Fort occupies a strategic military position where the navigation movement could be watched. Excavations have revealed ancient soldier's barracks, horse stables, an ammunition depot, a secret passageway, ceramic utensils and Islamic and Chinese currency coins.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Barbar Temples, Barbar Bahrain

    Barbar Temple : The Barbar Temples are among the most remarkable architectural survivals of the ancient world without parallel in the region. This archaeological site, located in the North-western village of Barbar in Bahrain, is considered to be part of the Ancient Dilmun culture. The archaeologists found three temples built on top of each other belonging to different eras.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Dilmun Burial Mounds, Shaikh Hamad Street, Riffa Bahrain

    Burial Mounds: These archaeological mounds are of great historical importance going back to the Dilmun civilization in the third millennium BC. Other archaeological mounds, which go back to the Hellenistic period of Alexander the Great (2500 BC) are also found in various areas in Bahrain. The most imposing mounds are those believed to be the Dilmunite Royal Tombs. These tombs are seen in A'ali close to modern dwellings.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    All city hotels
    Departure Time
    09:00 am / 02:00 pm everyday
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Bahrain National Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Qal'at al-Bahrain
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    • Languages Offered: English, Arabic
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