Drawing inspiration from ancient Islamic architecture, the Museum of Islamic Art is renowned for its distinctive design. Housing an extensive collection of impressive Islamic art, in addition to a library and study, the museum is the first of its kind to be established in the Persian Gulf. The collection at the museum includes ceramics, textiles and manuscripts, some gathered since the late 1980s. Among the Islamic artifacts at this venue, are items from India, Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Spain and Central Asia. Those in search of Doha hotels, can consider Millennium Hotel Doha, a popular Doha hotel offering supreme comfort and service.