Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque), Manama

4.6
#1 of 12 in Historic Sites in Bahrain
With a capacity to welcome over 7,000 worshippers, Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) stands as one of the largest mosques in the world--it's also the home of Bahrain's national library. Constructed in 1987, the mosque boasts impressive architectural features that include Italian marble, Indian teak, Austrian's chandeliers, and a monumental fiberglass dome. Immerse yourself in Islamic culture and religion by touring the mosque's ornately decorated interior. Note the Kufic calligraphy adorning the walls, an early Arabic alphabet used predominantly in decoration. Tours are available in English, and robes and headscarves are provided on site. Plan to visit Al-Fatih Mosque (Great Mosque) during your Manama vacation using our convenient Manama online trip builder .
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  • Non-Muslims are allowed to visit him in a decent dress and is considered one of the largest mosques in the Kingdom of Bahrain and contains various Islamic squares and inscriptions
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  • Didn't quite know what to expect but able to stare in wonder at the magnificence of the site. Some additional covering up of the females in our party produced some unusual photo opportunities but the ...  more »
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