The capital of Qatar, Doha has a rich history and heritage that can be experienced on a visit to the city. Here are some of the must-see attractions to add to your itinerary.
With a history of over a century, the Souq Waqif offers intriguing insights into a traditional marketplace. Situated next to Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli, the souq has a lively atmosphere and features stalls selling all manner of spices, souvenirs, clothing and handicrafts. After your exploration, make sure to try some local dishes at one of the many restaurants found here.
Museum of Islamic Art
Art and culture lovers should plan a visit to the Museum of Islamic Art while staying at hotels in Doha, Qatar. Located on an artificial island, this distinctive museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of Islamic art showcasing artwork, ceramics, textiles, jewellery, woodwork, ceramics and more.
Aspire Park is the largest of its kind in Doha and features the 330-metre-tall, Aspire Tower. It offers an idyllic space with fountains and scenic views that provide a picturesque backdrop for relaxing or some jogging. There are picnic areas and playgrounds for kids, while the site is also home to the only lake in Doha.
One of the most well-known sites to have a laid-back stroll, the Corniche offers stunning views of Doha Bay. A popular draw amongst families, especially on Friday afternoons, this waterfront promenade is an ideal place to wander along and can be coupled with a dhow boat ride at sunset.