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Half Day Private Tour: Trail of Delmon Civilization from Manama
"At 09.00 your English speaking guide will meet you at hotel lobby. First visit will be Bahrain Fort a16th century fort built by the Portuguese. The area where it is located is known as Qalat Al Bahrain with lots of hidden history of Dilmon Civilization. Then Next will be Saar burial chambers. Saar is a single-period Early Dilmun settlement located on the north-west part of the island of Bahrain near the center of the Persian Gulf. Dilmun was a trade partner between the ancient states of Meluhha (the Indus Valley civilizations of Pakistan and India) and Mesopotamia (what is today Iraq). Saar covers an area of about 2.5 hectares (6 acre and lies on the side of a north/south limestone ridge which once included an extensive cemetery.Next proceed to the Barbar Temple Barbar temples to the north of Saar that were discovered in 1954. Its' excavations were continued by a Danish expedi by which time three superimposed temples had been investigated and dated around 2000 BC at climax of the Dilmun civilization. Temples 1 and 11 are built on two superposed platforms and are connected to a monumental well and its spring which apparently played an important role in the local cult. Little remains of the third temple which includes a large square platform and was apparently larger than the two previous ones.The last visit of the day will be Burial Mounds. Nota
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Full Day Private Tour: Treasures of Bahrain
"Be picked up from your hotel lobby by your English speaking guide at 09.00am. The first stop is at Al Fateh Grand Mosque. This is the first mosque in the region to open to tourists and is the largest mosque on the island which can accommodate 7000 worshippers. With its exquisite Bahraini architecture crowned by the world’s largest fiberglass dome and blessed with tranquillity reserved for the holiest of holy places it is important to dress modestly and remove footwear before entering. Women should cover their head.The second stop is the Bahrain National Museum. This houses a wonderful collection of exhibits from contemporary Bahraini paintings sculptures and ceramics
From $420.00
 
Full Day Private Tour: Highlights of Bahrain
"Be picked up from your hotel lobby by your English speaking guide at 09.00am. Visit Al Fateh Grand Mosque. This is the first mosque in the region to open to tourists and is the largest mosque on the island which can accommodate 7000 worshippers. With its exquisite Bahraini architecture crowned by the world’s largest fiberglass dome and blessed with tranquillity reserved for the holiest of holy places it is important to dress modestly and remove footwear before entering. Women should cover their head.On to visit Bahrain National Museum. This houses a wonderful collection of exhibits from contemporary Bahraini paintings sculptures and ceramics
From $420.00

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