There are many beautiful parks in Qatar that people love to visit with their family and friends to have a great time! One such park in Qatar, that is a crowd favourite is the Barzan Olympic Park. It is located across Al Shamal Road and as the name suggests, this park gives importance to sports. You can see the words ‘Sport for Life’, which is Qatar Olympic Committee’s tagline written all over the park. Let’s take a look at some of the must-see things at this beautiful park!
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This park has a unique feature that helps one in expanding their knowledge! Strewn across the park are different sculptures, representing some of the iconic landmarks in the country like the MIA building, Al Kout Fort, the Light House, The Grand Mosque etc! Walk around the park, read about the landmarks from the information tablets, installed right next to each of them and learn more about them! How cool is that?
The leaping fountain is one of the main attractions at the park. It is located right near the entrance and is lit up by lights, which can be enjoyed by both kids and adults alike!
Beautiful jogging and walking tracks are present at the park, which go all around it. While taking your walks there, you will see the words 'Sport For Life' written at multiples places on the tracks. There is also a special train track for kids at QR 5/person, which is a great attraction for them, this train attraction is closed at the moment due to the current situation.
You will find neatly mowed green patches of grass all around the park. This is the perfect place to relax and enjoy your time there! Are you ready?
There are plenty of covered seating areas at the park so you don't have to worry about avoiding the sun while you're here.
The children's play area is huge with all the attractions like slides, seesaws, ladders, rock climbing stations, etc! Kids will definitely love this area.
However, please note that the kids play area is closed at the moment due to the current situation.
As this park gives importance to sports to keep oneself active, there is a table tennis table, football pitch, volleyball, tennis courts and floor chess also available for the visitors. There is also a small race track area for kids, within the park. Please note that these areas are closed at the moment due to the current situation.
Apart from this, you can also find a small cafeteria inside for some snacks and refreshments. There is also a mosque and sandboxes within the premises of the park.
There is a clear sign stating all of these at the entrance of the park.
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