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Travel Guide to Doha

In recent years, Qatar has opened its doors to tourists from all over the world. Inspired by the success of Dubai in attracting foreign visitors, the Emir has invested heavily in transforming Doha into a world-class holiday destination with luxury hotels, stunning beaches, and shopping malls. To take advantage of Doha’s excellent climate, you should visit during the winter, when the weather is still hot, but more comfortable than during the summer.

Top Doha Tourist Attractions

Make time in Doha in order to see some of the sights. The Doha highlights every visitor should see, the National Museum is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Al Kout fortress are also well worth seeking out. Doha’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Doha city tour before you travel and allow our expert Doha based guides to show you some of Doha’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Doha

As everyone knows, Doha’s most popular sport is Soccer, and the best-known team is National team who play at Khalifa International Stadium. The biggest event in the Doha sporting calendar is undoubtedly the Moto GP Grand Prix of Qatar, which takes place at the Losail Circuit and is quite a spectacle!

Top Doha Tourist Attractions

Make time in Doha in order to see some of the sights. The Doha highlights every visitor should see, the National Museum is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Al Kout fortress are also well worth seeking out. Doha’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Doha city tour before you travel and allow our expert Doha based guides to show you some of Doha’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Doha

It is simple to find the best weather in Doha with our guide to the climate of Doha. The table below shows the average temperatures in Doha throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Doha.

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Tips For Driving in Doha

To legally drive a car in Doha, you need an IDP (international driving permit) for Qatar. You can book them with the AA, before going to Doha. In Doha, as with the rest of Qatar, you need to drive on the right hand side of the road. Although it is not possible to book car hire in Doha online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Doha's surrounding areas, so make sure you explore.

Doha Airport Guide

Doha International Airport is located approximately 3 miles south of Doha. The airport, whose international IATA code is DOH is only about 6 hours flight from London. Regular buses operate into Doha, and taxis are also available. Doha International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Doha.

Doha UK Consulate Details

If you get into trouble in Doha, or just need some advice, the Doha British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
PO Box 3
Doha

Telephone: (974) 442 1991

Quick Guide to Doha

City Name: Doha
Country: Qatar
Language: Arabic
Currency: Qatari Rial
Time Difference: GMT + 3
Electricity Supply: 240/415V AC 50Hz

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