Qatar Tour Guide: Burzan Tower

Qatar Tour Guide: Burzan Tower Last updated on Saturday 24th April 2010

In the Umm Salal Mohammed area, Burzan Tower was built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Its watch towers are unique in the Gulf. It is constructed as a rectangle with three levels and an external staircase. Its thick high walls end in decorative battlements.

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