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Beit Al Qur'an

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Address: Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number:
973 290101
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Sat - Wed 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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$107.00*
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Bahrain Historical Private Half Day Tour
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a must for Muslims

good religious museum with Qurans in all different shapes and sizes the smallest one is smaller than 5 x 4 cms the largest is close to a metre across there are also round... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good religious museum with Qurans in all different shapes and sizes the smallest one is smaller than 5 x 4 cms the largest is close to a metre across there are also round and octagonal shaped ones different Quran translations to French, English, Chinese (Mandarin I guess) and even Hebrew! worth a visit free entry, however, staff encourages you to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very small place with entry based on donation. Interesting artefacts however nothing is put into context or explained for people who are not familiar with Islam , which is a pity as I wanted to learn more. The caretaker seemed supremely bored and was not welcoming. Definitely not a must-see.

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Thank fmackUk
Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I've read that Beit AlQuran is the largest Quranic museum in the world. Even if its not, It's a must for everyone. Muslims will get to see history about Islam and how Qurans were written and see the original seal of the Prophet (PBUH) on the letter he sent to the ruler of Bahrain inviting him to Islam. You can't... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

This is a religious complex, featuring rooms, mosque, library, and a small museum with rare and very interesting Quran manuscripts. Entrance by donation.

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Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Quranic scribes right from the 7th AD till the 19th Century are preserved well and beutifully displayed

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

It was not a planned visit but it was our best part of our trip to bahrain. They have an amazing collection of the holy quran and some qurans are really rare and hundreds of years old. The calligraphy and the decorations of those holy qurans is amazimg and cannot be described in words, you have to see to beleive.... More 

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Riffa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place couple of times and still want to go again simply a wonderful place!The time I was studying in I'm aliman school learned how to recite alqur'an alkareem,memorised many suraz as a student,and used to read almost every morning in the assembly for students to hear as a morning prayers! Islam is a life style,not religious, but very... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The Bayt al Quran is a small museum housed in a mosque not far from the Grand Mosque. It has some exquisite copies of the Holy Book from Persia, Arabia, Turkey and Africa. They are arranged in a quasi-chronological order. There is a lot of fine artistry in most of these copies. One highlight is what is probably the smallest... More 

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Isa Town, Bahrain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

It is not only about Quran, it is about Islamic history and culture. It is good for whom search about Islam culture

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

If you are a muslim or if you love old books, manuscripts, rare editions, this place is a must where you can spend several hours. If you´re not, it´s still a place that deserves a visit and a quick walk to admire the beautiful collection. From the miniatures to the huge editions, from the calligraphy to the covers, it´s amazing... More 

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