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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 30, 2016
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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 

Thank Noora A
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 

Thank PerigrineSufi
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

Thank IsaAlhawi
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 

1 Thank RicherTrips
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

very nicely and well maintained. many of quranic verses and kept and preserved. these are very old, history lovers should visit

Thank Atif M
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This building is a tribute to Islamic religion and art. You will see probably one of the best if not the best collection of Qurans in the world here. So what us 'infidels' might say but even if you are not religious the work that goes into decorating the pages of these manuscripts is something to behold. It houses the... More 

1 Thank Tonythebedouin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016

part history and part museum, it have old and ancient copies for the holy quran, from several countries and several historical eras

Thank Ahmed S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

grist of all i am so proud of this project because it shows the art history of Islamic and Islamic scriptures and jewelry which can only be found in the famous museum of the world

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016

Second visit Beit Al Qur'an attracted me there i went there again but this time alone the place is real good and no photo allowed inside i bought also some calendars

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

There is a good collection of manuscripts. Worth an hour or more visit depending on other activities planned

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