Katara Cultural Village is a symbol of cultural diversity, acceptance and celebration. This cultural village was opened in 2010 and remains to be abuzz with excitement! Read on to find out more about this unique development.
Where Can I stay?
Visiting a place on your bucket list is always exciting. This is why staying in a hotel that is centrally located is so important. Hotels such as Souq Al Wakra Hotel Qatar by Tivoli offer convenience and luxury and are a great choice for those looking to explore Katana.
What is Katana?
This is a development that was spearheaded by H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Father Emir of Qatar. The idea was to create a community and a space which celebrated the arts across all different cultures and a haven for the creative folks.
Tracing the Name
The origins of the name “Katara” can be traced back to a map from centuries ago. This French map which depicted the coastline of the Arabian Peninsula referred to Catara as Katara, which is what it was called by the world-famous cartographer Ptolemaeus.
What Can you Do there?
While you wouldn’t find a Spa in Doha, Qatar within the confines of this cultural village, all those who appreciate the arts will be thrilled. From promenades to art installations, to galleries and even an opera house. Come and be blown away by the Katara Cultural Village.