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On the shores of Northwest Qatar the historic fort of Al Zubarah overlooks the ruins of a once bustling pearling and trading town. Founded in the 18th century, Al Zubarah was one of several independent settlements that operated outside of the...more
Al Zubarah Fort is approximately 1 hour drive from Doha city. Although the drive is on a highway, the place does not offer much to the visitors. You can complete looking at the entire fort within half an hour, which makes no reason for the...More
Not that old at 1938 but an impressive structure where nothing else can be seen nearby. These days it's a museum that exhibits many archeological artefacts in the area. It also houses facts, figures and maps defining the Qatar history. But in terms of history,...More
I love the pictures you can get from there. The drive to the fort contains a nice scenic route and seems like old days. You can also clearly see Bahrain from the fort. Best time is to go before the sun sets and see it...More
A small fort located in the northern desert of Qatar. It is really small that you can see it in less than an hour and there is nothing else to do around in the same location. Could be good to included it as a part...More
It is interesting to cross the desert to reach this little fort. It is neat and attractive, but there isn't too much to do once you get there. There is some interpretation, which reveals interesting detail about the history and archaeology of this the oldest...More
They call it a UNESCO World Heritage but i really do not understand why it is selected for this subject. I recommend you to visit this Fort JUST if you are passing by.
We spent a crazy money on a private car to go there...More
Nice fort with historic resemblance, few exhibits to see however very educational to read about findings from excavations and desert dwelling creatures of qatar. Nice little giftshop on site. Camel rides available outside the fort. Washrooms also available near the car park.