Bahrain National Day, Features - December 16, 2022

Al Aali Burial Mounds: 51 Great Things About Bahrain


#6 Al Aali Burial Mounds

Image Credits: Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

One of the many testaments to the Kingdom’s rich history, the Aali Burial Mounds is among the mysterious ancient remains from the Dilmun and Tylos eras. It is one of the three UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Bahrain. The sizes of the mounds vary, but the majority measures 15 by 30 ft in diameter and 3–6 ft in height.

This article is part of an ongoing series – 51 Great Things About Bahrain as a tribute to the Kingdom’s 51st National Day. Read more in this special edition.

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