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Arad Fort, Al Muharraq

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Explore Arad Fort, a 15th-century fortress built to monitor and protect the island. Today, it represents a great spot to take a strol, enjoy the views, have a drink, and take some artistic photos. Stroll around the site and reflect on the traditional architecture, which wasn’t altered during the fort's restoration in the 20th century; no modern materials, like cement, were used. See the four circular towers on the fort's corners, and peer down into the now disused moat outside the gates. From time to time, the fort serves as a venue for concerts and local festivals. Put Arad Fort at the forefront of your travel plans using our Al Muharraq day trip tool .
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  • 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.  more »
  • A citadel located in the capital of Bahrain is an antique from the Dilmun civilization and is surrounded by a huge fence and inside cellars, vaults, corridors and ramps, some of them are high and need to walk and supervise the sea which is wonderful and well built and close to it museum we didn't enter it was closed on Monday and you are at the museum cafeteria
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  • Great parking lot. Best place to spend time with your family and friends. Kids playing area, masjid and toilet. Very calm place with 3km walking area around the beach sidewalk
  • I had a quick 30 min walk to this small fort. Not much activity. It has entrance fee 1BD per person. A peaceful place with few tourist. Perfect spot for Instagram. Highly recommended for people interested to visit historical old ruins.
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