Barzan Tower, Doha
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Admire the traditional Qatari design of Barzan Tower, built in the late 19th century as a defense against Ottoman soldiers. The 16 m (52.49 ft) high structure originally featured coral and limestone walls measuring 1 m (3.3 ft) thick, and a four-layer roof consisting of wooden poles, bamboo strips, mangrove branches, and compressed mud. Tour the recently restored complex, which includes receiving rooms, a mosque, and a madrasa, while the surrounding area supports an interesting variety of wildlife. Using our international travel planner, Doha attractions like Barzan Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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من الاماكن الجميلة التي تعكس الماضي القطري والعمران قديماً في البلاد، ابنية رائعة، واجمل ماشاهدناه هناك هو برج برزان، تمنيت ان اسكن هناك.Beautiful spaces that reflect past an old country and urban country, wonderful buildings and beautiful that we saw him there is Barzan Tower, I wished to stay there.show original
Fun place to spend time and tk some snaps, dissapointed coz its closed. Hope to have a look inside oneday soon. Hade great fun...
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, ... read more »
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