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Posted On: 2 December 2018 12:04 pm
Updated On: 25 October 2021 11:11 am

#QTip: All you need to know about dhows in Qatar

Khalifa Al Haroon
Khalifa Al Haroon
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The Dhow is an integral part of the Qatari culture and even before the oil era, they were mainly used for pearl diving, fishing and transporting goods. Today, to keep those traditions alive, the ancient craft still serves the people of Qatar, elegantly evoking the essence of our centuries-old maritime heritage.

With this new QTip episode, Mr. Q himself brings to us the whats and hows of this important Arabian symbol. Click the PLAY button NOW to know the answers to our common questions such as: How long does it take to make a Dhow? How much does one cost in Riyals? and much more!

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The Dhow image at 3:36 is credited to Marhaba & Buenafotos
Filmed and edited by: Timothy J. Carr