Bahrain - Historic sights

Bahrain - Historic sights Last updated on Wednesday 14th April 2010

Tours to historic sights operate daily.

These include the renovated home of a pearl merchant, the old Portuguese forts and the excavations at Saar where visitors can actually walk around the 4000-year-old town.

Many artifacts have been found there and one of the most famous is a perfectly preserved pearl, possibly the oldest in the world. It is now on display at the Bahrain National Museum which houses fine displays of Bahrain's history and heritage and is open six days a week.

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