Visit Doha, Qatar

things to do in Doha

Doha is the Capital and most populated city of the State of Qatar, a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia. The city is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country.

Language: Arabic

Currency: Riyal

Weather: Doha has a hot desert climate

Top Attractions:

The Museum of Islamic Art

The Museum of Islamic Art represents Islamic art from three continents over 1,400 years. The museum houses a collection of works gathered since the late 1980s, including manuscripts, textiles and ceramics. It is one of the world’s most complete collections of Islamic artifacts, with items originating in Spain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, India, and Central Asia.

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The Corniche 

The Corniche is a waterfront promenade along Doha Bay and the city’s sea-front. This area is considered the most attractive part of Doha with exciting green surroundings and modern architecture.

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Souq Waqif :

The souq is noted for selling traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants and Shisha lounges. It is one of the top tourist destinations within Doha.

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Villaggio Mall:

Villaggio Mall is a shopping mall located in the Aspire Zone in the west end of Doha. The mall is designed to look like Venice in terms of architecture and is home to many western stores.

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Katara 

Katara is a cultural village in Doha. It has an open amphitheater, an opera house, a multi-purpose cinema, a multi-purpose conference hall, a beach, and a souq.

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Khor Al Udeid

Khor al udeid is the most popular choice for the perfect beach getaway in the Middle East region.

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Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum is one of the biggest private museums in the world. All of the artifacts in the museum were collected by Sheikh Faisal over a span of 50 years.

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