Bahrain history and city tour: Beit al Quran means house of Quran’s. 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 including North Africa, Iran, India and china along with number of rare Islamic artefacts like jewellery, gold ornamental glasses and utensils. The interesting collection of calligraphy prints and books dating back to 7th and 8th centuries are unique.
Al fateh grand mosque has its architectural beauty. It has the world's largest fiber glass dome and the entire mosque is tastefully designed. Its interior truly reflects the Islamic beauty. The mosque can accommodate more than 7,000 Muslims to offer prayer. Non-Muslims visitors are most welcome and it is mandatory to wear decent clothes and cover head (for women) and remove shoes before entering the mosque.
Bahrain international museum offers a comprehensive view of Bahrain and houses a wonderful collection of exhibits from contemporary Bahraini paintings, sculptures and ceramics to scenes depicting life in the Dilmun civilization more than 5,000 years ago. The most attractive part of the museum “the walls” where a replica of an ancient burial mound dating to 2,800 BC is placed. The mound is taken from original place and reinstalled in the museum.
The Bahrain World Trade Center (also called Bahrain WTC or BWTC) is a 240 m (787 ft) high twin tower complex located in Manama, Bahrain. The towers were built in 2008. It is the first skyscraper in the world to integrate wind turbines into its design.
King Fahad causeway is approximately 25 KM long, build at the cost of $1 billion connecting Bahrain to Saudi Arabia. It is one of the world's longest bridges over the sea and between two countries. The drive through this causeway is pleasure and visit to the tower restaurant near the Saudi Arabian.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel Lobby, at 8.30 am or at 1.30pm.
Duration: Four hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am or at 2pm.
Others: Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour. Transportation by air conditioned vehicle.