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 Al Fateh Grand Mosque with the Bait Al-Qur’an Museum, the Royal Camel Farm at Janabiya, 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 Al Fateh Grand 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

Wareerak Hot Spring Spa is in Khlong Thom, about a 32-mile (51-kilometer) drive southeast of Krabi and around 7 miles (12 kilometers) from Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot). There’s no public transportation and traffic on Highway 4 is heavy, so most travelers prefer to book transfers.

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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 Quran), 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
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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