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Visitor’s Guide to Doha
Doha, the capital city of Qatar is situated along the Persian Gulf’s coast and as at 2008 had a total population of about a million people. It is the biggest city in Qatar with 60% of the national population living in this city or just around its suburbs. Doha also acts as the government headquarters of Qatar.
Travelling To Doha
So what do you need in order to visit this majestic city? First, you need to apply for a visa for which you have to provide an original passport, two passport size photos, two additional photocopies of the pages of the passport and an invitation letter. Businessmen who have applied in advance are given the visas. So as to get a tourist visa, you must have travelled to the country via Qatar Airways. The visas that are fourteen days old are given to the Immigration department at the Doha International Airport.
Remember, this country does not allow people who have HIV/AIDS to live in the country. Medical exams are needed for the tourists that are going to stay for an extended period of time. People who have HIV/AIDS may be deported as soon as they are identified so you should confirm with the embassy of Qatar.
Car Rental in Doha
One can explore this beautiful city using several means of transport but the best method is by use of a car for hire. This way you can get to visit the different places around the city in the comfort of a self-driven car. You can hire a car with your country’s driving license depending on where you’re from. You should make sure to confirm this well in advance. You can use this license for six months once you get to Doha.
However, different companies have got different rules. Some rental car companies give you the chance to hire their car with an international driving license for at least two months and others give you for only some few weeks.
Hotels to check in during your stay in Doha
This hotel is located near the beach in Doha and is also close to Qatar National Museum, Museum of Islamic art. The hotel has got seven restaurants plus a private beach. It also has a full- service spa.
This hotel is located on a private beach in Doha and it is also located near Khalifa International Tennis complex and Qatar National library. The hotel has got six restaurants together with a private beach and other services like marina and a full-time spa.
The Movenpick Towers & Suites is situated just five minutes from the beach and the city center. The hotel has got a health spa plus three dining options, banquet facilities and meeting rooms.
This hotel is located on a private beach in Doha, near Qatar international Exhibition Center, Corniche and Doha Golf Club. It contains ten restaurants plus a private beach, a poolside bar and a full-time spa. The guestrooms have iPod docking stations, signature bedding and also air conditions.
The selection of world-class hotels is quite large and you can take time to sample and explore each one of them as you enjoy your holiday in Doha.
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