WATCH: The Pigeon Towers of Qatar

WATCH: The Pigeon Towers of Qatar

By QL Videos

Pigeon Towers are a wonderful example of traditional Islamic architecture and ingenuity. They were designed to collect pigeon droppings, which was used as a fertilizer for farming. A design dating back to several milennia, these towers can provide housing for thousands of pigeons. The most famous pigeon towers in Qatar can be seen at the Katara Cultural Village.

PC: ga-qatar.com

Ratings calculated automatically using technology developed at QCRI and MIT.

Click here to learn more.

Log in or register to post comments
New world record for Qatar as turf laying of Al Wakrah Stadium completes

New world record for Qatar as turf laying of Al Wakrah Stadium completes

The turf laying of Al Wakrah Stadium was finished in world record time, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy announced earlier on Friday.
WATCH: Welcome to Qatar - The National Museum of Qatar

WATCH: Welcome to Qatar - The National Museum of Qatar

Qatar, which is already home to the world-famous Museum of Islamic Art, is soon going to add another golden feather to its cultural cap.
Qatar wins 13 medals in Special Olympics World Summer Games

Qatar wins 13 medals in Special Olympics World Summer Games

Team Qatar won 13 medals at the Games in the UAE, including four gold medals, four silver medals, and five bronze medals.
First Kazimir Malevich exhibition in the region opens at Fire Station

First Kazimir Malevich exhibition in the region opens at Fire Station

A first for the region, Kazimir Malevich's exhibition has opened at the Fire Station in Doha, featuring more than 100 masterpieces from the collection of the State Russian Museum.