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Posted On: 25 January 2022 03:00 pm
Updated On: 25 January 2022 03:06 pm

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park

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Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park

If you’re looking for a park where you can truly relax and play some good sports, check out Abu Nakhla Park! This clean and lovely park located in the Al Shahaniya Municipality is a huge and quiet place, built to provide recreational services for everyone who wants to visit and enjoy its beauty and amenities.

The (ILQ) team has listed down some of the things you can see and enjoy for free when you visit this park!


  • Visitors must show ‘Green Ehteraz’ to the security guard.
  • Here are the updates on the gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions effective 8 January 2022:
    • Allow gatherings or sitting in public parks with a maximum of (15) people or family members residing in the same house.
    • Allowed to practice individual sports such as walking, running and cycling.
    • Opening of playgrounds and sports equipment and not to exceed (75%) of the capacity.
    • Opening of toilets as specified by the Ministry of Municipality.
Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
One of the entrance gates of Abu Nakhla Park.

The Abu Nakhla Park has three entrances, and each gate has a security office. The main gate is located opposite the Abu Nakhla Health Center. There are ample parking spaces surrounding the park.

Trees, plants, seasonal flowers

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Large, healthy trees will greet you upon entry!

Upon entrance, you will see towering trees lined up on both sides inside the park.

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Get to know the trees at Abu Nakhla Park!

Trees are labelled with their scientific name. So make sure to give it a read!

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Check out these gorgeous red flowers!
Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Just lovely!

You will love looking at beautiful seasonal flowers in different colours and you will also find various plants scattered throughout the park.

Gazebos and benches

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Calm and quiet at Abu Nakhla Park.

As Abu Nakhla Park is a huge garden, you need not worry about finding a bench to sit on or securing a spot under a gazebo as there are many of these within the park. You can also relax or study under the shade of a tree.

Children’s playground

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Guaranteed fun for kids!

Kids will surely have fun in the colourful playground that occupies a big part of the park. There are 24 slides of different heights and designs, swings, see-saws, monkey bars, climbing paths, and more!

Football, basketball, volleyball courts

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Stay active and fit!

Abu Nakhla Park has a huge fenced playing field for football, basketball, and volleyball. This sports area is available for all visitors from 3 pm to 11 pm on a first-come-first-served basis. There is a side entrance gate near this play area.

Well-lit walkways

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Pretty lamp posts scattered around the park.

You will lose count of the many lamp posts inside Abu Nakhla Park. This is one reason why many choose to walk or jog here at night because the lamp posts not only light the area but also add to the beauty of this park.


Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Help birds keep cool!

You will see this bird feeder on your left when you enter the park from the main entrance gate. The water and seeds attract a number of birds in this area.

Drinking water stations, toilets, bins

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Great amenities at Abu Nakhla Park!

There are ample water coolers to keep visitors hydrated. The park has clean toilets for women and men, and there are lots of garbage bins reminding everyone to keep the garden clean.

Skating area

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
Skateboarders' favourite spot! Of course!

The park has a nice skating area for roller-skaters and skateboarding enthusiasts, however, this spot is closed until further notice. Please note that the guards will not allow you to bring roller skates or skateboards inside the park.

What's not allowed at the Abu Nakhla Park?

Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
When will you visit Abu Nakhla Park?
  • Children are not allowed from entering without their parents' watch.
  • Men are not allowed without their families.
  • Pets are not allowed inside.
  • Playing football is allowed only in the designated places and the ball should be light for children aged 5-12 years old.
  • Campfire, barbeque, crackers and fireworks are not allowed.
  • Bicycles, roller skates and scooters are not allowed.
  • Celebrations, events and selling things are not allowed without municipality approval.
  • Littering, picking of flowers/damaging of plants and facilities are not allowed.


  • Timing: All days, 6 am - 11 pm
  • Pets: Not allowed
  • Entrance: Free
  • Location:
Things to see at Abu Nakhla Park
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Want to visit more parks? See this complete list of all the must-visit parks in Qatar!

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