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Barzan Tower

Umm Salal Mohammed | Near Doha, Doha, Qatar
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Barzan Tower

One of the rare Historical building in Qatar. Well maintained building, good for photography. Not... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
950aixe
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Mangalore, India
Remember Friday is a Holiday in Qatar

Love this location. Dramatic angles, excellent light and shadow contrasts for photographers... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Susan H
,
Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good43%
  • Average37%
  • Poor10%
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5 Aug 2017
“Barzan Tower”
3 May 2017
“Remember Friday is a Holiday in Qatar”
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Umm Salal Mohammed | Near Doha, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

One of the rare Historical building in Qatar. Well maintained building, good for photography. Not much to see. Barzan Towers, also known as the Umm Salal Mohammed Fort Towers, are watchtowers that were built in the late 19th century and renovated in 1910 by Sheikh...More

Thank 950aixe
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Love this location. Dramatic angles, excellent light and shadow contrasts for photographers. Beautiful antique doors. When we visited, the inside was empty. Don't know if items will be placed inside after the renovation is complete. We had great exercise climbing up and down the many...More

2  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Few months ago, I went for Barzan Tower, hardly struggled to get the location and find the place. A big shock to find that it was closed for renovation. Now it is more than 6 months and still the same reason.

2  Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fun place to spend time and tk some snaps, dissapointed coz its closed. Hope to have a look inside oneday soon. Hade great fun...

2  Thank Vasiff M
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I'm being generous when I give an average rating, because the day I went at 11 AM on a Friday it was closed. It might have been a Ramadan thing, but for something that's sold as a tourist attraction, it should have been open. Anyway,...More

Thank KhunBilly
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This fort has been claimed as heritage locations, however closed for re-construction/rehabilitation purposes.

Thank Gul K
Reviewed 5 March 2016

I decided to visit here with my camera to take some photos of the setting sun with the towers in the foreground. Although it was only 5pm on a Saturday the gates were locked, the compound was inaccessible and there were no attendants. It looked...More

3  Thank Colin992
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Very small destination - need barely an hour to see this place. It is a very cozy destination from the past of Qatar. Well maintained!

Thank Khansa A
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

a pain to get to as no near exit from the N1 highway and it takes an odd amount of tacking through the neighborhood roads. but definitely a curious pair of odd angled towers. the doors are bolted but not padlocked to easy to go...More

Thank TrickAdvisor
Reviewed 23 April 2015

its a good place for photography .First is the tower ancestors had also lookout and the role of the lighthouse district who lived in the royal family who made the foundation of Qatar (Arusani house). It is hard to find in a small tower, but...More

1  Thank jocy2015
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