Reviews (64) Attractions Hotels Doha More
Doha
7.5
Shopping, Sun & beach, Livable...
Free download Pdf guide of Doha Download now
x

Doha Aquarium in Doha

Doha Monuments and Historic Buildings: Doha Aquarium



Rating: 3.7 5
Rank: 20 About 39
Number of ratings: 1

Category: Monument and Historic Building



Reviews Doha Aquarium


Reviewed by: Editorial Staff

Rating:

Added:
7/11/2008

Doha Aquarium

The Qatar Museum and Aquarium is situated along Doha’s coastal cliff.

The Doha aquarium depicts the story of the memorial time when Qatar used to control two thirds of the entire Gulf region’s shipping industry.

The Aquatic Biological Consultancy Services of England contributed a small aquarium with twelve large tanks devoted to the Gulf's marine life.

The most intriguing aspects of the aquarium are the lagoons in which five special sailing vessels are anchored. These vessels were used by the Gulf sailors to explore the Indian Ocean and beyond.

These sailing vessels are among the last old wooden crafts to be built without the now standard modifications for inboard engines.

There is a separate section illustrating the story of Qatar's traditional boat-building methods, together with the pearl-diving and fishing industry which formed an important part of the country's economy before the discovery of oil.

Apart from the history involved the aquarium also exhibits a wide variety of fish, coral and shells.

1

Maybe you might also be interested in:

Quatar Leisure

Explore the natural environment, take an exciting desert safari, relax at the many beaches and pool facilities, or enjoy your favourite sport. Golf courses, billiards and snookers tables, bowling alleys, tennis and squash facilities, ...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Category: Monument and Historic Building

Doha Fort

Located in the Al Bidda district, the famed Doha Fort is a Moorish-style fort. It is considered among the few surviving military fortresses in the city of Doha. It was constructed in...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Al Bidda district
Category: Monument and Historic Building

Latest reviews Doha

1/26/2014
Overall rating: 8
  I recommend bringing long clothes made of light fabric for a warm, dry climate, and also something to... Next  

Photos Doha

Tools

Join

Travelers
Enter your reviews, photos and travelogue about  about Doha

Properties
Enter  Your property  to Doha

Companies
Publish  Your travel services  to Doha