Barzan Towers - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Barzan Towers

Watchtowers that were built in the late 19th century. They are located at the southern side of a defensive system established at the end of the 19th century to protect the 'rawdat', a valley where precious rainwater is collected.

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Attractions Near Barzan Towers

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

11.97km from Barzan Towers

It offers an Arab perspective on modern and contemporary art and supports creativity, promotes dialogue and inspires new ideas. It has a collection of more than 9,000 artworks that offers a rare comprehensive overview of modern Arab art, representing the major trends spanning from the 1840s to the present.

Katara Cultural Village

Katara Cultural Village

12.86km from Barzan Towers

Cultural center with an amphitheater, museum & convention center, plus shops, eateries & a beach. Great place to if you are into festivals and exhibitions.

Imam Muhammad bin Abdulwahhab Mosque

Imam Muhammad bin Abdulwahhab Mosque

14.59km from Barzan Towers

National mosque of Qatar. There are three main doors and 17 side entrances to the mosque. As many as 28 large domes cover the central hall while 65 domes cover the outer quadrangle. On the whole the mosque can hold a congregation of 30,000 people.

Corniche view point

Corniche view point

16.8km from Barzan Towers

A waterfront promenade extending for seven kilometers along Doha Bay with amazing views of Doha skyline. Many of Doha's most iconic landmarks are found along the Corniche.

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

Built over a historic fort in Al Samriya, the museum consists of three buildings with 15 halls accommodating a total of over 15,000 artifacts. All of the artifacts in the museum were collected by Sheikh Faisal- a well known Qatari businessman over a span of 50 years. The artifacts are grouped into four main categories: Islamic art, vehicles, coins and currency, and traditional Qatari artifacts.

Aspire Park

Aspire Park

17.71km from Barzan Towers

The biggest park in Doha. Great place to have picnics and family outdoors while overlooking the Aspire Tower- the 300-metre-tall (980 ft) skyscraper hotel. The park has beautiful fountains, playgrounds for children, the only lake in Qatar, and various kinds of trees, both rare and common.

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The country has the highest per capita income in the world. Qatar is classified by the UN as a country of very high human development and is widely regarded as the most advanced Arab state for human development. It has the world's third-largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves.

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