Museums are now open with precautionary measures in place.
Our Cultural Heritage division covers archaeology, architectural conservation and cultural tourism. We manage, conserve, protect and enhance archaeology and archaeological practices in Qatar.
These are a few of Qatar’s world-famous heritage sites.
A rock carving at Al Jassasiya. The surrounding area has more than 850 carvings, known as petroglyphs, the earliest thought to date from Neolithic times.
An aerial view of the Al Zubarah heritage site. The town flourished as a pearling and trading centre in the late 18th century and early 19th centuries.
One of the three stone towers at Al Khor in northeast Qatar. The towers all overlook Al Khor Harbour, allowing locals to watch over incoming ships, and observe the Ain Hleetan Well.
An aerial view of the Freiha Fort with the north-western coast visible on the side. The age and origin of the settlement is unknown, however excavations and historical documents suggest that it was at its peak in the 17th–18th century.
The Abu Dhalouf Mosque, situated on Qatar's most northerly coast. Nearby visitors can also enjoy the Abu Dhalouf park and beach.
The Ain Hleetan Well. The water source at Ain Hleetan is said to have been discovered 150 years ago by a group of hunters.
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