Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Bahrain down TIME AGO

Original text by Elok Dyah Messwati; executive summary by Darmansjah

BAHRAIN, your history is now, to host the second round of 2013 Formula 1 race in April. Bahrain, your history first, has become a bustling city since 2100 BC.

Evening, in front of the area Sakhir International Circuit, Bahrain, palm trees and the leaves were shining as heavily decorative lights.

The races take place on the afternoon of making a lot of spectators Formula 1 has a lot of free time in the morning until late afternoon. There is an audience who prefer to spend time around the circuit since the morning or during the day while waiting for the race. They can eat and drink at various outlets tent, relax on cushions umbrella provided or watch the performing arts.

But actually, there are other interesting things that can be done, which is down past the Kingdom of Bahrain. Archipelagic country where the land is flat and desert or wasteland sand has no land borders with other countries. On the west side, adjacent to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in the south and east sides of neighboring Qatar.

Bahrain now has a population of only 1.2 million people occupied humans since prehistoric times. This was evidenced by the ruins of the former building site designation residential Dilmun in Saar, an area to the west of Manama, capital of Bahrain. Excavations conducted by the London-Bahrain Archaeogical Expedition took place from 1990 to 1999.

Occupied residential buildings is estimated 7000 people. It is estimated that location inhabited for 250 years, between the years 2100 BC and 1850 BC.

Trade Center

Bahrain is a strategic location in the Persian Gulf to make Bahrain a trading center between Mesopotamia (Iraq) and the Indus Valley (India). Exchange of goods starting from a wide range of commodities to luxury goods ensued here.

Important for trade in building the fort Bahrain (Qal'at al-Bahrain), Manama. Or Al Manama, Manama is the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain. In addition to overseeing the trade, because the fort was built under the market-which now live only debris-fort is also used for protection.

Of the Bahrain fort area, you can access the shoreline. In this place we can see the sunset. If the normally salty sea water, on the beach near the castle there are several point sources of water that actually watery sweet.

To further understand the past history of Bahrain, you can also visit the national museum of Bahrain. 

 Prehistoric tools, replica ancient tombs up some mannequins that imaging society Bahrain daily activity, such as production, trade in the market, socializing, praying to social activities, is also on display at this museum.

Another building in Manama interesting visit is the great Al-Fateh Mosque. The mosque is located near the King Faisal Highway in Juffair area is built on a land area of ​​6,500 square meters and can accommodate 7,000 worshipers. The mosque was built in 1987 by Sheikh Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah.

Masjdi was opened to the public and can be visited by tourists from 09.00 until 17.00. to respect, visitors are required women layering their clothes with an abaya (black robe) and a black veil. as did the male tourists who wear shorts are also required to wear knee-length robe to go into the mosque.

Do not also forget to stop by camel farming managed by the private sector. Behavior patterns during the camel became so hot that interesting tourist attractions in the city of Manama.

Not only that, to buy trinkets or souvenir, you can visit the market in downtown Manama. In this market sell all kinds of daily necessities, not just souvenirs. The seller was very presentable and attractive. One of draw prospective buyers by using a scarf or other merchandise it offers.

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