Qatar Travel Guide

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Qatar Tourism - Al Wajbah Fort

Forts and castles are plenty in Qatar. In the city of Doha, there are many remnants of forts and castles that bear the glory and tradition of this Arabian country. Al Wajbah Fort is regarded as the oldest fort in Qatar. This site of fort Al Wajbah in Qatar is famous for the battle in the history of Qatar. The Qatari people under the leadership of Sheikh Qassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani won over the Ottoman armies in 1893 A.D. or 1310 A.H.

There are many Qatari forts and castles in Qatar. Other forts and castles that the tourists are attracted to include Al-Jassasiya, Al-Wajbah Fort, Al-Zubarah fort, Marroub Fort, Al-Ghuwair Castle, Umm Salal Mohammed Fort, Al-Thughb Fort and Barzan Tower. Thick walls and High towers are the specialties of Al Wajbah fort and other forts of its kind.

People are allowed to visit this fort almost in all weekdays. This has been a site for artists, historians and many other scholars. Not only the fort of Al Wajbah is a special sight, but also the materials it was built with, the things it had inside and the structures it has bear a great significance in the history and tradition of Qatar. Built in 1882 by Al Rayyan in the southwestern Doha, the fort stands as a foothold of Qatar heritage.

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Qatar Tourism
Qatar Tourism: Palm Tree Island - Khor Al Udaid - Madinat Al Shamal - Al Ruwais - Al Zubara - Dukhan - Marroub Fort
Al Ghuwair Castle - Al Zubarah - Al Rakiyat Fort - Barzan Tower - Umm Salal Mohammed Fort - Al Wajbah Fort
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