Shaikh Isa bin Ali House, Al Muharraq

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At Shaikh Isa bin Ali House, see the residence of the monarch of Bahrain, who ruled from 1869 to 1932. Located in the heart of old town, the house showcases a traditional Islamic architectural style. Take a tour and see the design of the rooms built around four courtyards. Pay attention to the detail on the carved wooden doors, and admire the wind towers characteristic of old Persia and used for creating natural ventilation. After exploring the site and enjoying the views of the house and the old town, stop for a refreshment at one of the quaint coffee shops. Put Shaikh Isa bin Ali House into our Al Muharraq trip maker app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The house is pretty amazing in terms of the apparent size from outside and the spaciousness of it all once you walk around inside. The architectural details are really beautiful and it is actually pos...  more »
  • This is one of the most interesting sites in Bahrain! Such beautiful architecture and a fun walk. Great place to photograph your family.  more »
  • Our tour guide was great! I don't remember his name which makes me feel bad, as he went out of his way to give us a detailed tour with more information than I could've imagined. Hope all the best for him and he Shaikh Isa Bin Ali house.
  • Great place. Well kept. Good history and a nice little coffee shop across the road at the right hand side of the house from the front door.
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