Al Fateh Grand Mosque
Al Fateh Grand Mosque

Al Fateh Grand Mosque

Free admission
9am-4pm, Sunday to Thursday (Closed to tourists on Friday)
Al Fatih Highway, Manama, Capital Governorate

The basics

Thanks to its architectural significance, Al Fateh Grand Mosque is a stop on the majority of Bahrain sightseeing tours, which tend to cover other highlights such as the Bahrain National Museum, Arad Fort, Al Areen Wildlife Park, and the Bahrain International Circuit. Other day tours combine a visit to the mosque with the Beit Al-Qur’an Museum, the Burial Mounds, and Manama Souq.

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Things to know before you go

  • Tours of the mosque are free and take place throughout the day, on a first-come, first-served basis. Guides speak both English and Arabic.

  • Both men and women should dress conservatively when visiting the mosque, and shorts are prohibited. Women will be given headscarves and black cloaks to wear.

  • As the mosque is an active place of worship, keep noise to a minimum.

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How to get there

If visiting the mosque using public transportation, take bus number 41 or 42 to the Al Fateh Grand Mosque stop. For extra convenience, you can opt for a day trip that includes round-trip transportation.

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When to get there

Al Fateh Grand Mosque is open from morning until mid-afternoon. It’s closed to non-worshippers on Fridays.

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Exploring the culture of Bahrain

After visiting Al Fateh Grand Mosque, learn more about the culture of Bahrain and the history of Islam by visiting the Al Hayat Museum (Beit Al-Qur’an), which is housed in a building based on the Al Khamis Mosque and features an impressive collection of Qur’ans and other antique manuscripts. The museum also displays rare Islamic artifacts and jewelry.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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