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Dhow Harbor, Corniche St., Doha

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February 21, 2014. A friday morning at Dhow Harbor, Corniche Street in Doha. Such a wonderful place to view the semicircle boulevard of Corniche Street. You can also view West Bay Area and Museum of Islamic Art of Doha.

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B: Museum of Islamic Art Doha Qatar

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C: Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar

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D: The stair- Going up

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E: Museum of Islamic Art Doha Qatar ( Grand Hall )

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F: Sea side

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G: Museum of Islamic Art Doha Qatar (Grand Hall)

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H: Museum of Islamic Art Doha Qatar - MIA

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I: Museum of Islamic Art -building

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Text by Steve Smith.

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