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Address: Jasim bin Mohammed St, Doha, Qatar

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Fort on the sea

This fort is located south of the corniche, which is opposite of the skyline of Doha, and it is next to the Persian gulf.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 7, 2016
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Evanston, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This fort is located south of the corniche, which is opposite of the skyline of Doha, and it is next to the Persian gulf.

Thank kiltmaker2
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

this is a spectacular architecture of military fortress,perfect place to learn a bit more about history of Doha

Thank 48josiane
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

A fascinating archaeological site which relates to the ancient pearling industry. The air-conditioned information center is very informative with small but relevant displays. The fort is an hour out of town on good roads. There was no shop facility o take water etc. Well worth the effort to visit this UNESCO world heritage site

Thank dkirwin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The fortress is with less than 90 years quite young and historically not important but it accommodates a museum well worth seeing.

Thank Abdul K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

You shore have to visit this place in Doha :) Its a nice old fort with friendly local people that explain you a lot of the history of Doha!

Thank Sven S
Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2015

It was a good experience. group is suggestive. And look back n we can see the human are improving by generation.

Thank Jhonny B
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

I went with business but you could be a family. i liked the contrast between the new city and the very old fort. tastefully arranged and with enough interesting details. Nice cafe for coffee and cakes by the sea.

Thank Jasper G
Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a pretty cool place to go, and see for historical value. It isn't over the top, but worth seeing if you have a day to see the older sites.

Thank Clay S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

Must visit the place in the evening. The light and boats make the place more beautiful. One of the tourist stop in Doha.

Thank sumantakundu
Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to go to educate yourself on the history of this country...there is a small trailer with artifacts found on the archeological site...the camel ride is fun...very hot area, but the beach is close, so go for a swim after the tour...now don't expect "the pyramids of Egypt" or "Teotihuacan from Mexico" just keep an open mind about it...

Thank rgasteazoro

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