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Doha Fort, Doha

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Architectural Building Tourist Spot
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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  • Not worth going out of your way for in the extreme heat. There wasn't all that much to see from the outside.  more »
  • The Doha Fort is currently neglected, it is surrounded by multi-storey construction site, everything looks pretty desolate and run-down of the Fort can be guessed that it could look very nice.
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  • Located near the Museum of Islamic art? It is. Is currently under construction. Is developing as a tourist destination, no sights of Doha in situations like these places has become spot.
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