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Al Wakrah

On the way to Umm Said lies the town of Al Wakrah, boasting all the charm of a seaside village. Local livelihood has traditionally depended on pearl diving and fishing, focused around the stunning beach and active harbour. The Al Wakrah Museum is not to be missed while in town, exhibiting traditional diving equipment, local handicrafts and treasured antiques.

Address: 10 miles (17km) south of Doha

Telephone: +974 4464 3201 (Al Wakrah Museum)