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Film City

Zekreet, Doha, Qatar
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Ranked #21 of 29 attractions in Doha
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went here with a friend because we didn't have anything better to do over the weekend. It's okay to take a few snaps, but that's it. It's really not worth the effort and not something I would recommend others to do. If you do go, do not bother unless you have a 4X4.

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Doha, Qatar
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14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It's almost located in the middle of nowhere. It's a nice thing to see, a different experience, but definitely not a must-do trip. You can take a bunch of unique pictures, but that's it. No big deal.

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Doha, Qatar
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140 reviews 140 reviews
66 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

a lot of people have this on their Qatar to do' list and I'm not entirely sure why… It's quite a long drive out there and not a great deal to see apart from a rusty old bed from what I remember. Yes, I did see a huge ostrich, but not directly linked to film set! Although I hear that... More

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Wiltshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Film city is located next to a spoilt oasis more or less in the middle of nowhere. It is a small group of buildings rumoured to have been used for a scene in Star Wars - I don't think so the place wasn't built when Star Wars was filmed! Apparently it is/was used for local filming. One of the caretakers... More

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Doha, Qatar
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

it just a place where they shoot their films and series, not much for a matures but very attractive for those who love to write/script a small films. i like to call it" a place where you can see your writing a live" your not gonna lose if you checked it.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Not an easy place to find.... Need a 4x4, a GPS or Google maps app, the right coordinates and time on your hands! Some of the scenery is interesting, particularly the so called "Mystery Village" which looks a bit like a scene from Star Wars. Challenging drive out of there though, recommend caution. The little fort dubbed Film City is... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Make sure you have a good 4 wheel drive to this area.. and also a very good compass.. love the dessert layout!!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Although getting out to Film City is an experience in itself, the actual "city" is very small and unremarkable. Living in Qatar, I was already familiar with the roads and general area and we still struggled to find it. Luckily, plugging the coordinates into Google Maps (on the phone) did the trick. In true local style, the buildings look very... More

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Vienna, Austria
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

25'34.11"N 50'46.65"E Is the correct GPS address. It is west of Doha, some 80km but part of it is rough terrain

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Doha, Qatar
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92 reviews 92 reviews
15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

It is definitely an experience to visit Film City! It is in the middle of no where, quite tricky to find! Once we are there, we are just amazed! You got to see it to believe it. A watchman stays on site to look after the building. He offered us a cup of tea on entry and chatted about the... More

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