Built during the Turkish occupation in the 19th century, this fort has been used as a prison and an ethnographic museum. During...
This fascinating new souq, next to Souq Waqif, is worth a visit just to see the kind of paraphernalia involved in falconry. All kinds of...
Qatar Islamic Cultural Center
Near the Doha English Speaking School. Courses in Arabic language and culture (QR300).
There is nothing to stop a male visitor sitting on a divan on the pavement or pulling up a chair in front of the TV inside this simple...
In the heart of Souq Waqif, this beautifully resurrected Qatari building (on the corner of the main thoroughfare and the lane leading to...
Heritage House information
Formerly an ethnographic museum, this restored traditional house was built in 1935 and offers the best chance to see a badghir (wind tower). The square wind tower was commonly used as a form of pre-electric air-conditioning throughout the Gulf, sucking fresh air into the house and channelling it into the ground-floor rooms. It is closed to visitors but is worth a look from the outside.