The Qal’at al Bahrain, known to the world as the Bahrain Fort, is a significant landmark not only in the history of Bahrain itself, but of the Middle East as well. It holds an immense historical and cultural value, as it bears the marks and footprints of several civilizations, including the ancient people of Dilmun.
The land is situated in the northern village of Al Qalah, about 5.5 miles west of the Bahrain Capital, Al-Manamah. Evidenced by archaeological inspection, the fort is believed to have been the first site of the Dilmun capital. Until its discovery, not much was [Read more…]