Bahrain's Mosques

Bahrain's Mosques

 
Al Fateh Grand Mosque
The grand Al Fateh Mosque is both Bahrain’s largest place of worship and among one of the largest mosques in the world. It was built under the patronage of the late Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa in 1987 and was named after Ahmed Al Fateh. The mosque accommodates up to 7000 worshippers and is crowned with the largest fiberglass dome in the world. The walls of the mosque are beautifully ornamented with Kufic calligraphy.
 
Al Khamis Mosque
Built around 692 AD, Al Khamis Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in the Arab world. The identical twin minarets on this ancient Islamic monument make it easily recognizable. The foundation dates back to the 11th century and has been rebuilt in the 14th and 15th centuries. During this reconstruction the twin minarets were added.
 
Siyadi Mosque
Part of the Siyadi House complex, which belonged to a former eminent  pearl merchant in the 19th century, the Siyadi Mosque is the oldest preserved mosque in Muharraq and is still used for daily prayers.
 
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