Doha, the capital city of Qatar, is one of the most popular and developed cities in the Middle East. Located in the East of Qatar and housing 60% of the Qatar population, this city has gained immense popularity amongst travelers and tourists due to its culture, urban development, stunning attractions, and booming tourism industry.
Doha offers a variety of activities and attractions for its tourists, and one of its latest and culturally exquisite attractions is the Katara Cultural Village. Considered to be a symbol of the value of cultural arts and literature, this attraction serves as an embodiment of the importance of diversity and co-existence amongst cultures in today’s rapidly developing world.
The Katara Cultural Village was established in 2010 by Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, with the purpose of preserving and amplifying the culture of Qatar. The Village consists of magnificently constructed structures which serve as heritage centers, galleries, libraries, Greek style amphitheatres and museums. In keeping with the learning and enlightenment goal of this Village, there are also many media centers, academic facilities and book markets within the compound as well.
One can surely witness some fine productions of Middle Eastern art, theatre and literature in the many exhibitions in the Katara Cultural Village. Although this Village is primarily a cultural project, it has an area which is dedicated to several Middle Eastern restaurants, eateries, coffee shops and ice cream parlors, so that anyone can sit back and absorb the richness of the culture while relaxing in one this leisurely and relaxing spots. The Village’s Amphitheatre, Opera House and Drama Theatre usually play host to a variety of cultural and creative performances, while the Katara Art Center and the Katara Music Academy are known for rich exhibitions of music, dance and art. The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, which often plays at this Village, is one of the highlights due to cultural diversity within the orchestra and within the music they play, resonating eastern and western blends of tunes. Thus, for a culturally mesmerizing experience, visit the Katara Cultural Village.
A 5 Star Doha hotel which offers the infamous Arabian hospitality and warmth is the luxury Millennium Hotel Doha. Offering tranquil accommodation in 226 elegant rooms and 24 plush suites, the Millennium Hotel Doha provides many luxury facilities such as spa and wellness facilities, a sauna, a wide range of inter-continental restaurants, and numerous leisure and business services as well. The hotel is also conveniently located in close proximity to several attractions and commercial districts, making it a very recommendable hotel in Doha.