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A great collaboration between Bahrain and the French Embassy

An oasis of calm in the middle of Muharraq where the French community hosts cultural events. Well... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Pierre C
Feels like home-coming

Maison Jamsheer, a cosy and down-to-earth dwelling made of local materials, located in the many... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
18 Feb 2017
“I love it”
3 Feb 2017
“A great collaboration between Bahrain and the French Embassy”
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Road No 1347, Manama, Bahrain
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Cozy simple and beautiful, from there you can tell how Bahrainis used to live on this island. Its has an amazing energy.

1  Thank Latifa A
Reviewed 4 February 2017

An oasis of calm in the middle of Muharraq where the French community hosts cultural events. Well preserved by the renovation Worth a visit

1  Thank Pierre C
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Maison Jamsheer, a cosy and down-to-earth dwelling made of local materials, located in the many bye-lanes of Muharraq, is sure worth a visit. Renovation has preserved its past charm. The entrance from the street leads to a centre courtyard with small trees and greenery. Mature...More

Thank SJBahrain
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A well preserved traditional house in a very nice neighbourhood . It has kept its character in a fast developing city .

1  Thank Jcd58in2016
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've personally attended few events at Maison Jamsheer and I have to admit by stating that the french embassy has been doing a great job with it. They have brought the life back to this place. Highly recommended.

1  Thank AmoonKhayer
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Great renovation, beautiful place restored! Clearly to be visited for everyone coming to the Kingdom of Bahrain for a visit

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Maison Jamsheer is located away from the city , hard to find, and not worth the visit , its very simple place

2  Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

Tucked behind the central mosque, Maison Jamsheer is an oasis of calm in the middle of the souk. A collaboration between the Sheikh Ebrahim Centre and the French Institute, this building hasn’t been finished off quite as slickly as the other houses, and we rather...More

5  Thank MrAskari
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