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Arad Fort: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 10 September 2019

Arad Fort portrays how people long ago managed security and manning the waters of Bahrain. It is set on a high point of the island and interesting to see certain aspects of creativity in the building structure. Its a quick trip though as you can...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank roofus1010
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

This ancient Fort seems to be royal hide and seek kind of place, its just amazing having many sub ways underground which seems endless and many. Been here shortly which is obviously worthy to visit and understand how ancient Bahrain used to civilized themselves.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bibekpoudel07
Reviewed 24 April 2019

We came here on a boat ride from the national museum. Nothing much to see, though you will get some good pictures of the city from the fort area. But, nothing to go out of your way for.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tian s
Reviewed 20 April 2019

This small fort has nice views and is just a hop from the airport. It is in good condition, but there is not a whole lot to see. Some interesting drainage infrastructure, but you can only scale one portion of the walls. Despite some of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 18 April 2019

If visiting Muharraq then yes make a stop here, but don't expect to be wowed by the images or knowledge. Parking is easy and shared by Self Mall that's located opposite. We didn't pay any fee for entrance, there we're no guides available, no plaques...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DanielD525
Reviewed 9 March 2019 via mobile

Arad Fort is one of Bahrain's most important defensive castles. It was built in the style of Islamic forts at the end of the 15th and early 16th centuries, It has a strategic location overlooking various sea passages of Muharraq Island, it is extensively renovated,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 March 2019 via mobile

Place is nostalgic of old Bahrain port although place was recently renovated to help keep old sites from falling apart. Nice time to visit during winter season. Some vegetables are sold by stalls fresh harvest adjacent to the site. Not much to look at overall.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jhanroe
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

The place is just opposite muharraq seef mall. The place is boarded up with fences. It seems abandoned. There’s nobody there. Ventured into the structure. It’s empty just rocky structure. Abit sad that it’s not done up. Nothing much for kids to do. The nearby...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank mingzy
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

The fort is opposite the Seed Mall. The fort is rather small and it was not open when I visited. However the surrounding area is nice. The fort itself is not specifically worth a visit. But if you are in the area anyway then there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank taz802016
Reviewed 9 December 2018

A 5-minute drive from Bahrain's elegant International Airport, it is one of the oldest archaeological sites on the island. The Aram Fort is not as big as its nearby brother, the Bahrain Fort. Built in the 15th century with traditional Islamic building techniques (palm trees,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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