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Address: | Zekreet, Al-Rayyan, Qatar

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bumpy road

getting to film city and the close by mystery village was quite a task... google maps shows you the wrong directions...the correct way to get there is to reach zekreet village and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

getting to film city and the close by mystery village was quite a task... google maps shows you the wrong directions...the correct way to get there is to reach zekreet village and then drive into the desert following some boards which leads you all the way up to film city and then to mystery village... there is nothing much once... More 

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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

its a long way out but its nice to sometimes just go out and see what's lurking in the desert as opposed to the busy city life.

Doha, Qatar
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201 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My first visit was by chance, the idea was to to go to Zekreet beach, we were told then that its few KM away. My advice is not to go unless a part of a package to Zekreet. Get there early in your 4WD car , get every thing you need for BBQ enjoy some time filming, selfieing in the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We made this trip last weekend, and I am not sure about the need for 4x4. There are well defined gravel roads that take you right to the site without the need for serious navigation. Having navigated from the old road next to the current Highway and exiting through Zekreet, I would recommend the Zekreet route. Just pass through the... More 

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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

There are some places that you must visit before you die. Film city is definitely not one of them. It sounds adventurous and artistic but is just a fort in the desert with nothing to see. Additionally, nothing reminds of a film set.

Doha
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

In the middle of seemingly nowhere the film city suddenly appears. Opening scene of "Transformers" movie was here.

Lodz, Poland
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The place good for pictures. It is ok to see. But there is only this place + area around on the desert with interesting natural sculptures that look like big mushrooms :)

qatar
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75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The film city can be reach using the east or the west route. The east route can be start from the Zekreet village and old ruins of the Zekreet fort and follow the coast. You need a GPS and a 4x4 car , you will pass thought some nice desert landscape and so call " Mystery Village". The Film City... More 

Singapore
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45 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

when you visit qatar, make sure you dropby at this place. located in the middle of nowhere, it is a different expereince as well.loving the desert expereince so much!

Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A must see if you are in qatar. This was made for an old Arabic film and it is fantastic to see, the shape of rocks alone in the desert is awesome, and the rest looks like something from Star Wars.

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