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Reviewed April 20, 2019

Lots of workers strolling through and construction out front, but not much going on within. Fort is in impressive shape, but zero signage. No one was there to charge us the nominal fee.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Nicole B
Reviewed April 6, 2019

The Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort is a must visit in Bahrain. located next to the coast, the weather is lovely (we went around midday). Walk through the numerous rooms and be amazed by the moat (unfortunately its dry). If you enjoy a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

My brother and I parked outside the fort and went straight to the restaurant as we'd been recommended the breakfast. Lovely spot with a fantastic view. Breakfast was amazing, 3 types of bread, samosas, pasty type things, and 6 types of dips and pulses. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank shirleyf413
Reviewed March 11, 2019

After visiting The Tree of Life, we drove 20 km N following Google Maps through difficult Riffa. Parking was also a bit difficult to find nearby at noon. We walked the exterior, admiring the clean lines of its early 1800 fortress architecture, arriving at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Gene R J
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Came here with my son. Like most sights in Bahrain it’s free but very basic. We didn’t see any information about the fort and if I hadn’t had sat nav we wouldn’t have found it as the road signs were pretty well non existent. There...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

This is an extremely interesting Fort in great condition with great views over The Valley and as it is very quiet you can visit the different parts of the Fort almost on your own and it is very interesting visit

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed April 17, 2017

I loved driving into Riffa to be honest, it really is a world away from the bling of Manama. The fort itself is just not ready for tourism, however we did go on a Monday which was probably not our best idea but we wanted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Luthilu
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

We got to the fort just before sunset and it had some nice views. When the lights went on after sunset it looked pretty cool. If the restaurant had some more choices I would have rated it higher only because we were told there was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank BigLerv
Reviewed April 4, 2017

I can’t believe that I have not written a review for one of my most favorites places in Bahrain… cant believe I missed doing so all this time…. the Riffa fort…. It is a quiet little place tucked away close to the bustle of the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank NavazKR
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

A well maintained fort in riffa It has a mosque to its right You can walk all the way round it on the outside and once inside it has a new museum of glass that is air conditioned Walking further along thru the courtyards and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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