Landmarks of the State of Qatar

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Islamic art museum

The Museum of Islamic Art is considered one of the greatest museums in the world, and the most important museum of Islamic art in the world. It is also a center for education and information about the Islamic world. It was opened in 2008, which is the pioneering project for the Emir of the State of Qatar, and one of the best cultural destinations in Qatar, it is Containing paintings, metal and ceramic artifacts, textiles, and manuscripts of special interest in Islamic history, this museum is located in the Qatari capital, Doha, and has been designed by the architect (IM Pei.).

Castle of the meal

Al Wajbah Fort is located fifteen kilometers west of Doha, and it is a fort that was built in the late eighteenth or early nineteenth century, and it is one of the oldest castles in Qatar, and it has great historical importance, as It is considered the site of a battle in which the Qatari forces defeated the Ottomans in 1893, as it is the seat of the sheikhs during different periods of its history, and it contains the four watchtowers, which is one of its most prominent features.

Standing market

Souq Waqif is one of the best shopping places in Qatar, as it contains a mixture of engineering, architecture, culture and traditional trade, and a number of art galleries, where its stores contain Middle Eastern goods, such as: spices, and seasonal foods, such as: dates, nuts, and also contains Also on perfumes, ornate jewelry, clothing and handicrafts, there are also many restaurants and cafes serving traditional Qatari food, regional dishes and sweets from Asia and North Africa.

Zubara

It is a city classified as a UNESCO World Heritage List, located on the northwest coast of Qatar, and includes the restored Al Zubara Fort, and the surrounding archaeological works of 60 hectares, which is one of the most preserved and best examples in the eighteenth to nineteenth centuries in The area covers the remains of a coastal city surrounded by a fence, which was once one of the most important diving and trade centers in the Gulf with links to the Indian Ocean.

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