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Doha Map, Qatar

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Doha Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Doha with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Doha useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Doha!

Doha Travel Guide

Doha, being a coastal area, had a sea product dependent economy. Much of the sea fishing and peal harvesting was done in Qatar and this eventually led to financial ruin, when Japanese Cultured pearls were launched on the world market. Doha recovered its status with the oil discovery and its production in the late 1930-40. This created a shift from a sea-product based economy to oil economy. read more

Doha Nightlife

 Al-Multaqa houses the Diplomatic Club, which is of British feel. If one is up for a retreat of cigars, liquors, fish, and chips, then this is the perfect place to visit. Another famous club is the Cloud Nyn found in the Mewreb Hotel, it is home to pop flair with courteous staff and attendants ready to serve anyone with the various delectable meals in the menu or a taste of their well-priced alcoholic concoctions. The... read more

Doha History

In 1949, oil exportation began in Qatar, which until now is one of their main exports with 800, 000 barrels per year. In 1969, a popular landmark known as the Government house housed the then British ruler or Qatari ruler. Finally, after years of long wait, the country has gained its independence in 1971. read more

Doha Sightseeing

On the cultural and historical side, the Museum of Islamic art, which is going to be opened on November 22nd, 2008, will be the dwelling of artifacts from the Al-Thani dynasty, as well as art from all parts of the Middle East. The whole complex in which the museum will be found was designed by the famed architect I. M. Pei. The Qatar National Museum, the former abode of the sheiks, now houses artifacts from traditional... read more

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