Tourist Hotspots in Qatar

Doha's Corniche Waterfront
Doha's Corniche Waterfront

A seven-kilometre long waterfront promenade which stretches for the entire length of Doha Bay, the Corniche offers spectacular vistas of the city, from the dramatic high rise towers of the central business district to the bold shapes of the Museum of Islamic Art. along the bay,decorated with statues, flowerbeds and fountains. Dhows take visitors around the bay on boats daily.

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Souq Waqif (Traditional Market)
Souq Waqif (Traditional Market)

The history of Souq Waqif dates back to ancient times when Doha was just a small village. The original market place has been rebuilt to replicate the original. It is now a cultural oasis that has retained the charm of the old Souq. A stroll down the bustling alleys of Souq Waqif provides an authentic taste of traditional commerce, architecture and culture. The maze of small shops offers a dazzling array of Middle Eastern merchandise from spices and seasonal delicacies such as fresh dates and nuts, to perfumes, ornate jewellery, clothing, handicrafts and a treasure trove of souvenir bargains.

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Museum of Islamic Art
Museum of Islamic Art

Designed by world-renowned architect I.M. Pei, the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) building has become an icon in the State of Qatar. Standing apart on the waters of the Corniche, it draws influence from traditional Islamic architecture. The building is made from limestone, which captures hourly changes in light and shade. The geometric patterns of the Islamic world adorn the inside space, making for a grand interior.

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Katara Cultural Village
Katara Cultural Village

Located in the West Bay Lagoon, the Katara Cultural Village is a microcosm of the Middle East and North Africa region. Observe the various Arab and Islamic architectural styles and taste the culinary differences between the countries.

Katara is also home to an opera house, an all-marble amphitheater, art galleries, shops, and various community clubs' headquarters. It is one of the unique landmarks of Doha that enjoys a large beach, and is the largest multidimensional cultural project in Qatar, where various cultural and heritage events are organized and hosted.

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THE PEARL-QATAR
THE PEARL-QATAR

Distributed across architecturally distinct precincts, The Pearl offers diverse leisure and entertainment facilities, a selection of renowned restaurants, high-end shopping outlets, award-winning marinas and beautiful serene beaches. The Pearl-Qatar is truly a masterpiece of private and modern living, where life takes on a beautiful angle no matter where you set your eyes.

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