Qal’at Al Bahrain

Qal’at Al Bahrain

Bahrain Fort (Qal’at Al-Bahrain); dates back nearly 5,000 years. The area of the Bahrain Fort (Qal’at Al Bahrain) was first inhabited sometime around the third century BC, and was thought to be the capital of the Dilmun civilisation on the island. After thousands of years of continuous inhabitation, in the 16th century the Portuguese came along, bricked it off and built an impressive fort. Bahrain’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is a also world-class informative museum that must not be missed.

Bahrain Fort (Qal’at Al-Bahrain); dates back nearly 5,000 years. The area of the Bahrain Fort (Qal’at Al Bahrain) was first inhabited sometime around the third century BC, and was thought to be the capital of the Dilmun civilisation on the island. After thousands of years of continuous inhabitation, in the 16th century the Portuguese came along, bricked it off and built an impressive fort. Bahrain’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is a also world-class informative museum that must not be missed.

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