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Address: Road No.1901 | Building No.17, Manama, Bahrain
Phone Number: 973 290101
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This is a religious complex, featuring rooms, mosque, library, and a small museum with rare and very interesting Quran manuscripts. Entrance by donation.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Shyam S
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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 

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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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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

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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 

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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

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