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Doha Fort, Doha

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Architectural Building
Visit Doha Fort to learn about a historic military structure and the more recent history of Qatar. Originally built in 1880 to serve as a police station, in 1906 the fort became a jail, and finally, in 1927 turned into a military fortification. The fortress now serves as a museum, housing traditional Qatari handicrafts and a photo exhibit focusing on the locals' everyday life. Put Doha Fort at the forefront of your travel plans using our Doha travel itinerary planner.
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  • A UNESCO heritage located around an hour's drive out of town with some really good roads and is easily approachable. Worth seeing! gives a great contrast of the recent old civilization and military st...  more »
  • This fort is located south of the corniche, which is opposite of the skyline of Doha, and it is next to the Persian gulf.  more »
  • this is a spectacular architecture of military fortress,perfect place to learn a bit more about history of Doha  more »