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Desert surprise

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

Reviewed 1 January 2016
brucebem
,
Dover, United Kingdom
OK

We were driving aroud Qatar so we went here.Nothing much few structures nothing exceptional. The... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
SE s
via mobile
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
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“star wars” (4 reviews)
“amazing place” (2 reviews)
“east west” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
| Zekreet, Al-Rayyan, Qatar
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11 - 20 of 52 reviews

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

Thank brucebem
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.

Thank SE s
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...More

2  Thank thedesertwanderer
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.

Thank Louet C
Reviewed 13 February 2015

My first visit was by chance, the idea was to to go to Zekreet beach, we were told then that its few KM away. My advice is not to go unless a part of a package to Zekreet. Get there early in your 4WD car...More

Thank Shaltoni
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We made this trip last weekend, and I am not sure about the need for 4x4. There are well defined gravel roads that take you right to the site without the need for serious navigation. Having navigated from the old road next to the current...More

6  Thank Shane0549
Reviewed 1 December 2014

There are some places that you must visit before you die. Film city is definitely not one of them. It sounds adventurous and artistic but is just a fort in the desert with nothing to see. Additionally, nothing reminds of a film set.

2  Thank Otto M
Reviewed 9 November 2014

In the middle of seemingly nowhere the film city suddenly appears. Opening scene of "Transformers" movie was here.

5  Thank PhyllidaPanai
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The place good for pictures. It is ok to see. But there is only this place + area around on the desert with interesting natural sculptures that look like big mushrooms :)

Thank kahca
Reviewed 22 September 2014

The film city can be reach using the east or the west route. The east route can be start from the Zekreet village and old ruins of the Zekreet fort and follow the coast. You need a GPS and a 4x4 car , you will...More

1  Thank gabitul
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