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Address: Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number: 973 290101

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Islamic Museum

Beautiful building, many interesting things for tourists. I advise people to visit, it wont take a long time of your day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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manama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Beautiful building, many interesting things for tourists. I advise people to visit, it wont take a long time of your day.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I have to say for someone who is a buff of history I did enjoy my visit and to see the evolution of Writing to printing an painting the holy verses and Quran. It is not a very big place and will take just an hour time to visit it

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Saar, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The collection of Quranic manuscripts dating from earliest times to the present is very inspiring and extremely interesting. The handwritten Qurans are a marvel of artistic talent and workmanship. Very, very impressive. A must-see for Muslims and non-Muslims alike

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Interesting place for calligraphy enthusiasts. But they will ask you to leave once the prayers start which was not a professional thing to do.

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Manama, Al Manamah, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It is a Holy and Religious tourist Attraction of Bahrain.It is a marvellous building which has an Exhibition of Holy Quran Text,Variety of Text books of different sizes and shapes written in style from different Countries.Worth visiting it while you are in Bahrain.Dont Miss it.

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Here you’ll enjoy the nice decorated building which is engraved with Arabic calligraphy with a huge collection of Qurans. Showing many items since dated for more than 15 centuries. The opening hours are Sat - Wed, 9:00am - 12:00pm, 4:00pm - 6:00pm Thurs 9:00am-12:00pm

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a large-ish fort with a great view of the skyline. Not a bad spot for pictures. You can go inside some of the rooms inside the fort and there is no entrance fees.

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Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Beit Al Quran means House of Qur'an in Arabic. It has a Islamic Museum and a small beautiful Mosque. It was built in 1984 to accomodate a comprehensive and valuable collection of handwritten Qur'an, Holy book of Muslims, and other rare, hundreds of years old Islamic manuscripts from around the world. **People from all faith are welcomed and the entry... More 

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Al Muharraq, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Bait Al Quran (House of Quran) was built to accommodate a large and valuable collection of Islamic arts, like Quran, manuscripts, scriptures, woodcarvings and many more, collected from various parts of the Islamic world. It was constructed in 1984 and opened in March 1990 by Abdul Latif Jassim Kanoo, as a museum and research centre. It represent the progression of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This building houses a mosque, hall and museum. You can take photos outside the museum section only. The range, extent and collection of Qur'an are incredible. Texts from the 6th century until this century are on display. The collection gives a really good overview of how the Qur'an has evolved over time in terms of materials, script and decoration. Not... More 

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Address: Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number: 973 290101
Location: Middle East  >  Bahrain  >  Manama

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