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Address: | Zekreet, Al-Rayyan, Qatar

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Worth the 90 minute drive from West Bay

Film City, eroded sand hills and East West sculptures worth fighting through west Doha to get to. Drive to just before Durban is dull but rough track to Film City pleasant. Half a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
DiscerningWanderers
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The 'city' was built as a shooting location for 'Ayal Al Theeb' (Sons of The Wolf), a Qatari soap opera that first aired in 2000. Its since been maintained to retain its rustic charm and been opened for free for visitors. The drive out there is a bumpy one on unpaved desert road but well worth it in the end.... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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132 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Film City, eroded sand hills and East West sculptures worth fighting through west Doha to get to. Drive to just before Durban is dull but rough track to Film City pleasant. Half a day unless you also want to go to the coast which is OK but with no shade at all.

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Doha, Qatar
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Must visit this place if you are into photography! The landscape it just beautiful and there's not much you have to do, just clic your camera bottom and the picture will look amazing. You need a land cruiser to enter this place as there's lots of bumps in the sand. DONT GO DURING SUMMER TIME! I felt like in a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Its not marked at all how best to get there. Google Maps take you the long and very rough way. There is nothing to see! An abandoned film set with not even any shots from the movie! If you had the chance to stay at home and do nothing or see this, stay home.

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Thank Andrey K
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a bit of challenge to find. There is a 'road' through the desert but often times difficult to follow. But it the drive to get there and finding it is an adventure. Can drive a regular car in the dry season.

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Thank RAFact0r
Doha, Qatar
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

It is very difficult to reach the film city because there are no sign boards or route maps available. The destination itself is like ruins. There is not much maintenance done. The gate keeper will charge you as per his desire to enter the destination

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Thank Deepa S
Dover, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is an old film set built out in the desert. Worth a visit if you are looking for so where to go

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2,301 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We were driving aroud Qatar so we went here.Nothing much few structures nothing exceptional. The drive is good.

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Thank SE s
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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274 reviews
121 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

getting to film city and the close by mystery village was quite a task... google maps shows you the wrong directions...the correct way to get there is to reach zekreet village and then drive into the desert following some boards which leads you all the way up to film city and then to mystery village... there is nothing much once... More 

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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

its a long way out but its nice to sometimes just go out and see what's lurking in the desert as opposed to the busy city life.

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