Qal'at al-Bahrain
Qal'at al-Bahrain
4.5
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4.5
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Abovetheclouds
2,491 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Also known as Bahrain Fort, this is a must whilst in Bahrain. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stunning. Easy to walk around. You don't need good footwear. I did it in sandals. Not that big. Nice views as well.
Written 30 March 2024
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richard h
11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Nothing to write home about, very basic. I would say 20/30 mins max needed. Although not much for tourists to do in Bahrain
Written 8 March 2024
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Patrick T
Hong Kong, China2,491 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
The old fort buries the history of Bahrain. It is well preserved with clear information showing the previous glory of the country. The trails are easy to walk. Visitors may learn more about the history of the country at the museum attached to the site.
Written 5 March 2024
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The_Travel_Family
Las Vegas, NV804 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Nice to walk around and explore. Only 30 minutes required here. Some areas lacked information so this left you questioning what areas were used for.
Written 20 January 2024
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DerHenni
Haan, Germany800 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
The fortification is nice and well restored in most places, it's also interesting to visit and to walk through, but I would've wished for some more information and descriptions. In the fort area, there's only very few information signs.
Written 5 January 2024
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Diane The Traveller
United Kingdom26 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
A preserved fort which has a good walking path round the perimeter and plenty to explore inside. Free car parking. Cafe at the side of the entrance to relax and have a cool drink.
Written 21 November 2023
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Ade
Ipswich, UK411 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Second time I have visited here and am in awe of the sheer size of this well-preserved fort. Plenty to see and also the museum/cafe are close by should it be too hot whilst there.
Written 7 November 2023
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Flower53_10
Tbilisi, Georgia1,590 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Beautiful old fort , at the edge of Manama.
It is. Interesting to visit and walk both outside and inside the ruins.
The only thing is that it gets pretty hot here, so do not visit in the middle of the day and bring your water.
Written 11 August 2023
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Karlusia
Warsaw, Poland935 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Beautiful place for walk and sunset. Old ruins. Portuguese fort and archaeological place to explore. Worth to visit, entrance free
Written 8 August 2023
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Ade
Ipswich, UK411 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023
From the minute I first saw the fort in the distance, then to a walk around the perimeter of the fort, culminating in a walk inside, this was absolutely brilliant. So much history, so large, so well preserved and upkept and, not least, free! Of all the forts I have seen, this is by far the best. Would recommend to all.
Also went in the adjacent museum/exhibition centre - cost 2.2BD, but complaints there.
Written 21 March 2023
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