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About Doha

Doha is the capital of Qatar, enriched with oil and gas reserves and following a similiar development path as nearby Dubai. Doha has a population of 500,000 and is very modern-looking with new buildings constantly popping up. 
 
In Doha you can visit the old city center, Museum of Islamic Art, Pearl Monument, coastline, namely Corniche, Old Market Place, the Clock Tower, the Gold Souk, Rumelia Park, West Bay Area and Qatar National Museum. It is a must while in Doha to take long walks along the coastline, and relax in the seaside parks. You can escape the city by taking desert and safari tours. 
 
Doha has a strong desert climate. Summers are very hot. Temperatures may reach up to 50 Celsius in the summer, but the winters are mild. Because of the desert climate, the temperature differences between day and night are also noteworthy. In Qatar you can find Gulf Arab and Lebanese cuisine, as well as Far Eastern cuisine, such as China, Indian, Thailand and Korean cuisines for the foreigners working there. 
 
In Doha there are many shops from the world's top luxury brands. Electronic products are also very cheap. Qataris enjoy a high national income, which shapes the way of life in the country. In Qatar you can travel around via taxi, or you can rent a car. However, be aware that traffic rules are very strict and penalties are severe. Alcoholic beverages are sold only in tourist hotels. It is not recommended that women wander in the streets with short shorts, miniskirts etc.

Doha International Airport is 6 km away from the city center. The transportation is provided from the airport by bus or subway. 
 

 

Transportation to Doha City Center from Airport

Doha Intl Airport

In Doha, the capital of Qatar which is one of the wealthiest countries on the Arabian Peninsula, Doha Airport, which is 4 kilometers of the city center and one of the major airports in the city, is located.

Doha Airport, which offers international services, is able to carry visitors to the city from all corners of the world with its domestic and international flights. With a great number of services available at the airport, the passengers have the opportunity to have a good time while waiting for their flights, along with convenient transportation options to and from Doha Airport.

Taxi

You can get to the city center in a very short time by getting on the Pavilion taxis found in the Doha Airport. You can travel comfortably, reliably and quickly wherever you want with a taxi. You can make the payment in cash. You can find the taxis in front of the terminal building in the airport every day of the week and 24 hours a day.

Bus

You can easily get to the city center with the buses that you can get on from the Bus Pavilion located in front of the Doha Airport terminal building. As an economical and comfortable transportation option, the buses can easily take you to many parts of the city. There are two different bus routes that you can take on Bus Pavilion. Don’t forget to learn which one to take according to your destination.

Limousine Rental

You may want to opt for limousines that will provide you with a pleasant and comfortable travel to Doha and every region of Qatar. Thanks to the limousines that you can rent from Mowasalat Limousine located in the Arrivals lounge at the airport, you can have a very comfortable travel to your destination.

Car Rental

You can get to the city center by renting a car from one of the car rental companies located at Doha airport. You can rent a standard car or a luxury car and you can have an enjoyable travel. You can also rent a car with a driver. You have the possibility to make the payment in cash and renting your car online in advance.

Last Updated: May 22, 2017
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