Sound and light show returns to Bahrain Fort

The extravaganza will explain the history of Qal'at Al Bahrain in a fun and interesting way

Sound and light show returns to Bahrain Fort

If you’re looking for things to do with your kids that are educational and entertaining, look no further – the sound and light show is returning to Bahrain Fort for another season.

From Friday November 1, you can pick up tickets to the extravaganza, which will see the story of Qal’at Al Bahrain projected on to the side of the historic site.

The hour-long show, which is available in both Arabic and English, will take you on a guided journey into the past and back again.

Qal’at Al Bahrain will be transformed into a sea of light every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, which the English show kicking off at 6pm, followed by the Arabic version at 7pm.

You can get tickets, which cost BHD3.150, at the Qal’at Al Bahrain site museum.

The Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities has been hosting sound and light shows at Qal’at Al Bahrain for a number of years, most recently in February this year during the Spring of Culture Festival.

Qal’at Al Bahrain is one of three UNESCO world heritage sites in the Kingdom, alongside the pearling path and the Dilmun burial mounds.

The archaeological tell dates back to the Dilmun civilisation, while the current fort was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century.
BHD3.150. Every Tue, Thu & Fri 6pm-8pm. Qal’at Al Bahrain, Qalah (1756 7171).

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