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AL-Thakheerah

A small village and perfect place for nature lovers. known for its swamps which you can dive in and fishes live in them, as well as mollusks.

Rock Formations in “Ras Broog”

A Moon-like nature with limestone formations carved by wind. The west coast of Qatar offers attractive and unobtrusive destinations. The area around Zekreet and Ras Broog Peninsula are famous with their natural sandy beaches, natural deer reserve and other spectacular lunar features and rock formations that are sculpted by wind.

Dahl Al-Mesfer

A 40 meter deep cave that can reflect a phosphorescence glow. The Gypsum deposits in the middle of the peninsula has led to some interesting geological phenomena such as so-called the “Desert Rose” (sets of gypsum-shaped crystals and perhaps the most important is the formation of a deep cave that is depth reaches 40 meters in the area of ​​Dahl Al-Mesfer, and gypsum formations which sometimes gives a light glow similar to the moon’s glow.

Baladna Farm

North Sedra Farm

Al-Dossary Farm and reserve


Broog Reserves


Al-Kubaisi Reserve

Oryx Reserve

Internet Parks ipark

Public can make use of the free wireless internet access in many parks and playgrounds they visit in Qatar, where they can send e-mail and shopping electronically or chatting or surfing the web without any cost.

Sheraton Park

The Sheraton Park is located in the Corniche area just south of the Sheraton roundabout.

Dahl Al Hamam Park

The Dahl Al Hamam Park is located north of Khalifa City, opposite to Al-Markhia Street and the League of Arab States Street.

Umm Salal Park

Umm Salal Park is located on an area of ​​12,272 square meters off Ali Bin Jassem Street.

Al – Shahaniya Park

Al Shahaniya Park is located near 825 Street and has many facilities, including a basketball court and a football field.

Dukhan Park

Dukhan Park is 80 km west of Doha.

Smaisma Park

Smaisma park is overlooking the sea at the end of Smaisma Street.

Museum of Islamic Art

Aspire Park


Heritage and Historical Tourism

This chapter contains the most important Cultural and Historical landmarks in the State of Qatar

Al-Zubarah Castle

Until recently, the castle was used as a center of the police, and now it became a heritage site. The prisoners were placed in cells which are only accessible through stair that is dilapidated, and only one cell is open to the public.

Umm Salal Mohammed Village – Barzan Towers

The streets of the village represent the ancient Qatari architecture. There is also the famous Barzan Towers which were built at the beginning of the 20th century. Barzan means the high place and its story goes back to the pearl divers, where they could see Barzan Towers on their way back from pearl extractions trips.

The site of the rock inscriptions in Aljassaseyah

Located on the northeast coast, and the site consists of 874 engraving. The earliest believed that it goes back to the modern Stone Age. The site was discovered in 1957 and it consists of designs and various patterns such as matrix cups, roses and ships, and some of the footprints.

The village of Ayyal Al Dheeb – Broog

Located in Broog, which is located in the western part of Qatar. Broog is considered as a reserve that has wild animals such as deer and ostrich. The Ayyal al-Dheeb castle was built in 2000 to video shot a series.

Ancient pearl fishing villages

These ancient villages are located along the northern coast of Qatar Peninsula. It represent the remnants of the lost civilization. Some of these villages are completely surrounded; you may need to request permission to access those sites.

Arkiat Castle

The Arkiat castle is one of several desert castles that dates its history back to the 19th century, and one of few of them has been restored in the 1980s. There is a well of fresh water inside the castle itself and there are scattered remains from a village close to the castle. The name “Arkiat” means well in Arabic, therefore it is believed that it has been built to protect the basic sources of water in the area. It is a typical example of desert castles that include three rectangular towers and a round tower. On the three sides of the central courtyard there are lined narrow rooms without windows or doors, open on the light of the vast courtyard.

Al-Koot Castle

Al-Kut Fortress (also known as the Doha Castle) was built in 1927 to be a police station and security control area of the market. It was also used as a prison. It is square in shape with three circular towers, a rectangular tower and walls with Qatari-style openings in each corner.

AL-Wajbah Castle

This castle is located 15 km west of Doha and was built in the late 18th or early 19th century.  Its historical significance stems from the fact that it was the site of the AL-Wajbah famous battle of 1893 where Ottoman soldiers were defeated by Qatari forces, as well as it is a residence of many sheikhs during different historical periods.

Sport tourism

This chapter contains the most important landmarks and sports facilities that deserve to visit at Qatar

Legacy Museum

Heritage Museum is of the Supreme Committee for Projects and Legacy for the 2022 World Cup to learn about various aspects of the museum and the designs related to the plans and construction processes and also to the history of football in Qatar.

Lusail Shooting Club

Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex


Aspetar

Aspire Academy and park

Doha Golf Club


Al Shaqab

Khalifa International Stadium

Camel track


Entertainment Tourism Beaches and Adventures – Markets and Trade Centers

This chapter contains the most important tourist attractions for lovers of beaches, adventures, shopping and various entertainment venues

Khor Al-Odaid – the desert and inland sea

It is 60 km from Doha in the south-east of the country.  It is one of the most spectacular natural wonders in Qatar. It is also called the “inner sea”. It was selected as a natural reserve by the UNESCO, and it is one of the few places in the world that exists where the sea is in the heart of the desert. It cannot be accessed by walking on feet. So you have to ride SUV cars to cross the dunes and high sand. You can take a trip to the desert to see the tranquil beauty and the golden sand dunes and the sea. The exciting adventures begin by driving above the dunes as if you were riding a quick locomotive.

Aqua Park – Qatar

The Pearl

Walking in it includes three places in the Pearl (Porto Arabia – Central City – Cartier Canal) which contains many international restaurants and coffee shops and it is known as the first land available for free ownership of foreigner nationals in Qatar. It also has the latest gaming center for adults and young people

Diving

Zekreet

Sealine Beach Resort


Banana Island Resort

Alghareeyah Resort

Smaismah Resort


Markets and Trade Centers

Al-HAZM Mall

Al-Merqab Mall

 Qatar Mall

Lagoona

The Gate Mall

 Doha Festival City

 Towar Mall

Gulf Mall

Azdan Mall

Villagio Mall

Hyatt Plaza

City ​​center

 The Land Mark

 Dar Salaam Mall