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This is a popular sport among the locals. Qataris had their first camel race in Qatar in 1972, while the first race in Al Sheehaniya itself begun in 1990. Today Al Sheehaniya camel race track has 3 tracks: 6, 8, and 10 kilometer-track. Qatar camel racing season usually starts around March or April and is usually participated by more than 50 camels. Out of season the track becomes empty, though sometimes people might find a group of camels being trained in the morning.


Bigger and more photos of Doha's camel race available by clicking the picture above

Location : Al Sheehaniya (well sign-posted along the highway)
Telephone : +974 44872028, 44872056
Fax : +974 44875257, 44872024
Nearby facilities : nearest local shops about 2.4 kilometers/1.5 miles away
Nearby attractions   Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum (about 11 kilometers/6.7 miles away)
How to get there : own transport is needed
Remarks : it is suggested to contact local tour agencies for arranging your visits.

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