5 Mesmerizing Mosques In Bahrain To Enjoy That Extra Ramadan Charm

Hera Shabbir

Ramadan in Bahrain is a vibrant time filled with community spirit and devotion. From the bustling night markets to serene mosques, the atmosphere is absolutely beautiful as people gather for prayers, sharing meals, and enjoying genuine family time. As the holy month is all about prayer and worship, a bunch of mosques around the Kingdom are almost always full during the five prayers of the day. 

People also gather for the extra night prayers, known as Taraweeh, that come shortly after the fifth (evening) prayer 🌙

These mosques around the Kingdom are where you can experience gorgeous architecture, echoing prayers by the imam, and the true essence of togetherness during the special month. Scroll down below to get a look into some of Bahrain’s most beautiful mosques to make your Ramadan extra special!

5. Sheikha Moza Mosque – Riffa 

This gorgeous mosque in Riffa covers an area of around  3,213 square meters, and can accommodate up to 2,000 worshippers. The mosque itself was built with inspiration from traditional Bahraini architecture including the arabesque calligraphy, domes, and peaked arches. This gorgeous spot, with space for 2,000 features multiple areas for worshippers to accommodate 950 people on the two floors, 850 in the courtyard and 250 in the womens’ hall. This spot looks even prettier at night, so heading on over here for Taraweeh is a must!

4. Beit Al Quran Mosque – Hoora 

This mosque is quite significant in history, as it features a fascinating collection of Quranic manuscripts. The mosque itself contains a  library of over 50,000 books in Arabic, English, and French, along with manuscripts dating back to the 7th century!

3. Rashid Abdulrahman Al-Zayani Mosque – Galali 

This mosque will definitely remind you of the Blue Mosque in Turkey because of its gorgeous architecture. Located in Galali, this gem can accommodate up to 1,200 worshippers and includes a gorgeous majlis inside. Make sure to take your camera for some pictures because the dome inside actually features beautiful Quranic verses!

2. Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa Grand Mosque – Diyar Al Muharraq

This artsy mosque is also known around the Kingdom for its gorgeous architecture and tall arches. The mosque itself can accommodate up to 800 worshippers at once! The massive dome lets in the most gorgeous light during the afternoon, so make sure to catch your midday and afternoon prayers here!

1. Al Fateh Grand Mosque – Juffair 

Al Fateh Grand Mosque is definitely Bahrain’s most famous tourist spot considering its grand architecture. The area not only includes the mosque, but also a department for Qur’anic studies and its own Islamic library. People come here for all five prayers, but it can get especially crowded during the last ten days of Ramadan, where Muslims worship all through the night. It definitely wins first place when it comes to size, because this iconic spot can accommodate around 7 THOUSAND worshippers at once! Basically Al Fateh Mosque should definitely be on the top of your list!


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