Barbar Temple

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Barbar's Bahrain
For a glimpse at pre-Islamic Bahrain, when Enki, the god of wisdom and the sweet water from under the sea, was worshipped, take the 15-minute drive from Manama to the Barbar Temple complex, which dates back to the second and third millennia B.C.E. Bring a knowledgeable tour guide to explain the excavated site you can appreciate from the walkways. No admission fee; donations accepted.
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