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This wildlife park was the brainchild of His Highness Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, The Crown Prince of Bahrain. It is divided into two parts, one of which is open to the public. The reserve area is off-limits without special permission.
The Al-Fateh Mosque (also known as Al-Fateh Islamic Center & Al Fateh Grand Mosque)
The Khamis Mosque believed to be the first mosque in Bahrain, built during the era of the Umayyad caliph Umar II.
Arad Fort is one of Bahrain's most important fortified castles. The Fort was built in the style of Islamic forts at the end of the 15th and early 16th centuries. Due to its strategic location overlooking various sea passages of Muharraq Island, Arad Fort was used as a defensive fortress throughout history, from the time Bahrain was occupied by the Portuguese in the 16thcentury to the reign of Shaikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa in the 19th century. Arad Fort was most recently restored in the 1980's, a process which took three years. In order to maintain the historical authenticity and value of Arad Fort, exclusively traditional materials were used, such as coral stone, lime and tree trunks.
Bab Al Bahrain is located in Manama's central business district (CBD) and marks the main entrance to the Manama souq.
The Bahrain National Museum is the largest and one of the oldest museums in Bahrain. It is constructed near the King Faisal Highway in Manama.
The Barbar temple is an archaeological site located in the village of Barbar, Bahrain, and considered to be part of the Dilmun culture. The most recent of the three Barbar temples was rediscovered by a Danish archaeological team in 1954.
Located in the city of Manama, Beit Al Qur'an or "House of Qur'an was inaugurated in March 1990. It is a typical specialized Museum consisting of several floors and characterized by a most distinctly Islamic design.
The Dilmun Burial Mounds is a necropolis in Bahrain dating back to the Dilmun era. A Danish group was excavating the capital city of the Bronze Age when they opened some tumuli and discovered items dating to around 4100 - 3700 BP of the same culture.
As its name suggests, it is the first oil well in the Persian Gulf and is located in Bahrain. Oil first spurted from this well on 16 October 1931, and the well finally began to blow heads of oil on the morning of 2 June 1932, to much celebration on the part of those involved in the project.
The King Fahd Causeway is a causeway connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Construction started during 1968 and continued until 1986, when it was officially opened to the public.