Enjoy the fascinating Qatari capital!
Filled with its cultural attractions, breathtaking landscapes, and remarkable architectural elements, Doha offers plenty of interesting things to see and do. Read on to know more facts.
Visit Souq Waqif
Also known as ‘the standing Market’, the Souq Waqif features a range of shops bursting with spices, fabrics, souvenirs, household goods, and traditional art. The numerous shops are crammed along a maze of walkways that you can quite easily get lost among. There are numerous cuisines ranging from North African to Asian food that you can sample at Souq Doha hotelsWaqif. For those staying at one of the many Doha hotels the likes of Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, the Souq Waqif is 14 minutes away.
Witness the Pearl Qatar
Doha is home to the ‘Pearl’; a manmade island of 400 hectares, deemed a playground for the rich. It contains a beach, luxury villas, and classy restaurants. Amidst these, visitors will find a scenic promenade to walk along, as well as great entertainment, outdoor spaces and decadent dining on this island.
A dune adventure!
This is an adrenaline pumping activity done in the deserts of Qatar. The adventure takes place in an off-roading vehicle, which drives at high speeds in the desert, along and over the sand dunes. You’ll feel as if you’re riding a rollercoaster!
Museum of Islamic Art
Travel back in time to catch a glimpse of Islamic culture that dates back thousands of years. You’ll come across displays ranging from fine ceramics, textiles, glass, and manuscripts reflecting the culture. The building’s architecture is also stunning, built in a traditional style.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.