WATCH: The Pigeon Towers of Qatar

WATCH: The Pigeon Towers of Qatar

By QL Videos

Today's edition of QL Flashback Friday will refresh your knowledge of what exactly these giant, sandy towers in Katara Cultural Village signify. 

Known as The Pigeon Towers, the intricate design of these structures date back thousands of years and mirror traditional Islamic architecture and creativity.  


Standing tall, near the Katara Mosque, the mesmerizing Pigeon Towers complement Katara's ideology of merging the grace of the past with the splendor of the future. 

While the towers provide housing to thousands of pigeons, they have a very practical purpose. 

They have been designed to collect pigeon droppings, which make up fertilizer for local farms. 

The Pigeon Towers of Qatar are one of the most intriguing architectural works in Qatar and have been a common site for local visitors and tourists to drop by for some quick photos in Katara.

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