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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here after seeing UNESCO's 2300 BC Bahrain Fort. While less than 5 km southwest, Google placed us at a local cemetery ~ 500 meters to the east. So after consulting with locals, we found the site and its lone police guard who chatted...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Was lovely to see a part of the Bahrain history tucked away among modern homes and civilization. The information center there is small yet interesting. Worth a visit at least once.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NavazKR
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The entrance is through a gap in a wire fence. There is a sign that designates the place, but I looked for a road...nope you enter a dust pit. The small "visitor's center" has a few photos and a toilet, but it is air-conditioned. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Javamang
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Had visited in April 2017 – it is in an isolated area and there was no entrance fee – there is a visitors center area were photographs and write up about the place is displayed – the temple is just in ruins with a well...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Bahrain was a very important trading centre since the 4th millennium BC and this place was its religious core of the Dilmun kingdom. The ruins are very basic with only a few interesting reconstructed parts, but if you are nearby it is worth fort its...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed March 15, 2017

There really isn't much left of this temple. There is a very small one room tourist building that has some information but unless you're in the area don't make the trip. It's kind of in the middle of a residential zone so it's tricky to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank RoundTheWorld38
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

This site is not so often visited by tourists but it has really impressive history. Dedicated to the god of water but currently the spring is dry.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed January 26, 2017

we had booked an archaeological tour of Bahrain with Farhat Tours (an excellent company) and so we went, inter alia, to the remains of these very old temples which had recently been excavated. And ... we had the site to ourselves. You won't need long...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank global-traveller48
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Although it's free and there is plenty of parking the visit is very underwhelming. The visitor centre is little more than a room with 4 boards and the ruins themselves are a 2 minute view.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Matt115
Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

It is located in the Barbar area of Bahrain. Its history goes back to Dilmun civilization, when people used to worship idols on the island. 1. Don't follow the google maps as it takes you from the other side of the temple, where there is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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