There’s a host of top Historic Sites in Bahrain to visit and among the very best are the Bahrain Fort. We’ve put together an experts guide to Bahraini Cultural Places, Landmarks and Monuments, with our top places to visit as well as a full list of Historic Sites in Bahrain, which shouldn’t be ignored if you have the time.
What are the best Historic Sites in Bahrain?
The Bahrain Fort, also known as Qal’at al Bahrain, is an ancient tell and a former Portuguese military fortification in Manama, Bahrain. Excavation of the Bahrain Fort site has revealed that it is an artificial mound made up of layers created by successive occupation dating back as far as 2300 BC. This type of mound is known as a “tell”.
The Bahrain Fort is incredibly well preserved, allowing visitors to really appreciate its history and former structures and also gaining it a place on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.