Qatar, a peninsular Arabian country, is one of the most interesting places to visit in the Middle East, offering a lot for people to explore. Below we talk about just few of them.
Museum of Islamic Art
The museum is built on an island, off a projected peninsula, next to a traditional Dhow Harbour. A primary exhibit for Islamic architecture, this museum is one of the best places to witness geometric patterns, inscriptions and use of technique and different colours to form the best designs. The arches and punctures, light and water features make for the perfect blend of art and science and it is amazing to watch. From manuscripts and textiles to ceramics, exhibits here will transport you to another world.
Located in Doha, the capital of Qatar, Souq Waqif is one of the biggest markets in the country. You can shop for perfumes, jewellery, spices, clothing and a lot more. This is one of the best places for you to try mouth-watering street food as well. There are different restaurants serving food from all over the world, so you are going to have your best culinary experience here.
It is a famous artificial island in Doha, Qatar. It is residential as well as commercial space and flaunts a beautiful coastline, with plenty of restaurants and hotels and remains a perfect spot to spend a holiday with your family and friends. Located on the West Bay Lagoon Area of Doha, it is one of the most interesting places in the city and you will have a great time here. It is known to be one of the most vibrant neighbourhoods in the region.
A famous waterfront promenade in Doha, the Corniche is the epicentre of the city’s vivaciousness. It is a great spot for enjoying long walks on the beach and remains the preferred venue for various celebrations in the city. The terrific background of the city’s skyline adds to the appeal of the Doha Corniche.
One of the most famous beaches in the city, visited by people from all over the world, Katara Beach is the perfect spot to relax under the sun. Be here and relax with family and friends, enjoy beachside frolics, or you can just have a relaxing sunbath!
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
This museum offers a fresh and modern perspective on the Arabic art, and represents it in front of the world in the most interesting manner. People visit here from different parts of the world to look at and admire pieces of intricate art.