Al Wakrah

Al Wakrah

Al Wakrah (Al Wakra) is one of the oldest cities in Qatar. It is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf. It occupies an area of 62.95 km2 between the cities of Umm Said and Doha. The development of the city has historically been associated with fishing and pearl mining.

Al Wakrah on map


The embankment in Al Wakrah

Modern Al Wakrah is famous for its numerous mosques, ancient buildings, historical market, pleasant promenade and port. The old city forts are home to the Al Wakrah Museum, which features fascinating exhibits that introduce the history, traditions and culture of Qatar.


April 23, 2024

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