Bahrain's Top 10
Must-do's

Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort

Category
Archeology & Heritage, Top Must-do's
Area
Riffa
Timing:
Sun - Wed 7:00am - 2:00pm Thurs. and Sat 9:00am - 6:00pm Fri 3:00 - 6:00pm
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Sheikh Salman bin Ahmed Al-Fateh  Fort, commonly known as Riffa Fort due to its location in Riffa, is an historic landmark and stands witness to one of the most important junctures in Bahrain’s history. Within its beautiful architecture lives the memory of the ruling family of Bahrain, the Al Khalifas. A series of programs organized by the Ministry of Culture have brought life back to the fort and not only present a chronological history of the Al Khalifa family but showcase the interior space designed by the French firm, La Meduse and the local engineering firm, PAD, which took its inspiration from the fort’s history and people.

The fort also houses the Saffron Café, which overlooks the picturesque Al-Haniniya Valley, offering visitors the perfect ambience created by the site’s history and environment.


Sheikh Salman Bin Ahmed Al Fateh Fort
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