Zamil Tower, Manama

Zamil Tower, Manama

Zamil Tower, located in Manama, is a remarkable landmark in the city that spans over an area of 30,000 sq.m. Its strategic location at one of the most visible urban intersections makes it a prominent structure on the city skyline. The architects of Al Zamil Tower have skillfully blended traditional and modern architectural styles to create a unique and innovative structure that pays homage to the heritage of Bahrain.

The lower levels of the tower are designed with intricate traditional motifs, which reflect the nearby old buildings, and the upper levels boast a modernistic configuration that is both elegant and contemporary. The combination of traditional and modern elements has enabled the tower to stand out as a symbol of the harmonious relationship between tradition and modernity in Bahrain.

The tower's massing, materials, and elements are all carefully chosen to create a distinctive architectural statement that anchors the heritage of Bahrain. The use of Islamic motifs in the tower's design is transformed into a modern context, creating a balance between the past and the present.

The two towers are connected by a bridge that crosses Al Khalifa road, creating a grand gateway to the Manama souq. This unique feature adds to the monumentality of the building and highlights its importance in the city's architecture.

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Zamil Tower on Map

Sight Name: Zamil Tower
Sight Location: Manama, Bahrain (See walking tours in Manama)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Manama, Bahrain

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The capital of Bahrain, a small island nation sometimes jokingly addressed as "The Land of Two Seas" (due to its location between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Bahrain), Manama proudly bears a nickname of its own – “The Pearl of the Gulf”. The latter highlights its status as a cultural and economic hub and refers to the pearl industry being an important element of the national...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles