Al Zubarah site opens to public

December 13, 2013 - 6:35:07 am


Visitors outside Al Zubarah Fort yesterday. Kammutty V P
DOHA: Al Zubarah Archaeological Site, the first in Qatar to be included in Unesco World Heritage List, will welcome visitors today and tomorrow with activities and attractions.

A new visitor centre is open at Al Zubarah Fort, with a photo exhibition that tells the story of the site’s excavation and natural environment.

Artefacts from Al Zubarah and other sites in the north of Qatar, focusing on seafaring, pearl diving, trade and defence are also on display at a temporary exhibition.

During the weekend, activities at the fort and the archeological site, about 10-minute drive from it, will be open to visitors from 9am to 4pm. 

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