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Culture of Doha. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Doha Qatar National Museum is often called the most famous and widely visited attraction of Doha (in the period 2015-2018 the museum was completely rebuilt). The museum is located in beautiful Abdullah Bin Mohammed Palace. A huge two level aquarium is the main exhibit of the cultural institution. The upper level is the place of living of marine inhabitants of local coastal areas, and the lower level is the place where various inhabitants of the bay live. This is the place where you will find sea turtles, which are quite rare in the Persian Gulf. A part of the museum is occupied by the armory, which features a private collection of the sheikh. The museum is also the place where visitors can see interesting collections of historical and ethnographic exhibits.
For many, the capital of Qatar is associated with gas and oil industries that bring the main income to the country. Of course, many would mention the high temperature. Indeed, the average … Open
The city is famous for its religious attractions. The territory of Doha is home to 120 mosques. They were built in different periods, so every building is different from another and has its own unusual history. Al Ahmed Mosque is widely recognized as the most ambitious religious building. This beautiful two-story building differs by its original architectural style and luxury interior decoration.
High minaret is usually named as the most distinctive feature of Scheich Mosque. Travellers should definitely not forget to explore this beautiful monument. Guests of the city must not forget to visit an ancient fortress, which is located on a hill in the heart of the historic district of the city. For a long time the beautiful castle was the main residence of Qatar rulers. It has lost its honorary status just recently and today is one of the most important attractions of the country. The fortress is surrounded by a thick reinforcement wall. Next to the tall tower you will find a tall tower with electronic clock. Their sound of the clock is a signal for change of the guard. Every day hundreds of tourists come to the castle to observe this solemn procession. Copyright
Beach rest remains the main entertainment for travelers. The coast has everything for comfortable and interesting pastime. Doha beaches are ideal for various outdoor activities and for … Open
Doha Ethnographic Museum is one more notable cultural institution of the city. It offers its visitors to see an interesting collection of household items. The building, which houses the museum, is also a major tourist attraction itself. This is a traditional Qatari house, which was discovered by chance during the construction of a shopping complex. The building was restored and today visitors can see it in its full glory. Fans of art will be interested in visiting Museum of Islamic Art. In addition to beautiful old paintings the museum features a great collection of sculptures and handicrafts.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Doha

The Corniche
The National Museum
Boat trips
Doha Fort
The Islamic Museum
Souq Al Waqif
The Sealine Beach Resort
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Khor Al Adaid
The Singing Dunes
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Public palaces near Doha
♥   Palace 'Doha Palace' , 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Diwan Emiri Palace' , 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Al Mirgab Palace' , 3.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Markhiya Palace' , 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Al Wukair Palace' , 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Al Wajba Palace' , 15.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Barzaan Palace' , 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Doha and near

Floating House Giancarlo Zema

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IHG Brings Its voco Brand to Scotland

As hotels in Scotland might open in April or May, the opening of two new hotels is a signal that life is slowly going back to normal and leisure travel will resume closer to summer. The name of the brand – voco – means “invite” or “call together” in Latin. The Glasgow hotel will be the first property by this brand in Scotland. The voco Grand Central Glasgow is a rebranded property open instead of the existing Grand Central Hotel. IHG reimagined the popular place, retaining its original charm. The new Glasgow hotel now features 230 rooms, meeting and event spaces, and an interesting option – a possibility to contact resident experts known as voco hosts who are ready to explore the most interesting parts of the city together with guests. voco Grand Central is a perfectly suitable choice for both leisure and business travelers. Read this


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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Doha

Culture guide to Doha. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Doha: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Doha. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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