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Al Koot Fort, Doha

2.9
#68 of 171 in Things to do in Doha
Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Visit Al Koot 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 Al Koot Fort part of your personalized Doha itinerary using our Doha online trip itinerary planner.
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  • didnt go inside but it is very photogenic from the outside and is in heart of downtown next to a huge open square.... nice and pleasant area at night all lit up  more »
  • This impressive building stands at the end of a long wall stretching out into the harbour beyond the Corniche. Lots of boats and dhows, both old and new.  more »
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  • Didnt go inside, but it affords a nice backdrop at night for the central open square in the heart of downtown
  • It's so amazing

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