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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. Make Doha Fort part of your personalized Doha itinerary using our Doha online trip itinerary planner .
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  • It was hard to find the Fort but thanks to this difficulty, I saw a parade of camels next to the Government Palace. Thanks to displacement and the heat we caught. I took pictures at the Fort and ended my visit.
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  • Fortress Doha fortress is made of mud is not particularly charming. I think I try visit when you come close to the sukwakeef. I think we can go in the evening because it's hot during the day.
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  • In Doha, we went to this strong, lovely and quaint, of course has to be seen in the local context, to us and enjoyed it, how loved Doha. Very interesting was the journey to get here, 90 minutes by bus in the middle of the desert.
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