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Cruise Tour

Country: Qatar
City: Doha
Duration: 1 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Cruise Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Embark on board a traditional wooden Dhow cruise around the spectacular view of Emiri Palace, Museum of Islamic Art, Doha Corniche, and West Bay.

Explore More About Doha:

Located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country, Doha, the capital city of Qatar attracts visitors from across the globe. Known for its spectacular modern buildings and cultural heritage, Doha has been recently named one of the 7 New Wonder Cities in the World. Emerging as the most sought destination in the world, Doha also happens to be the financial capital of the Middle East that offers a surprise to each traveler. There are many places to visit in Doha that you must check out.

1. Museum of Islamic Art: Architectural Gem

Set in the MIA Park of the Doha waterfront, the Museum of Islamic Art is an architectural gem and is considered to be one of the well-known places to visit in Doha. Designed by world-renowned architect, I.M. Pei, the Museum of Islamic Art is one museum that has the largest collection of Islamic art in the world. While the paintings were collected from three continents over the span of 1400 years, the interiors are breathtaking with spectacular geometric patterns of the Islamic world that make it one of the many places to visit in Doha at night.

2. Souq Waqif

Planning for a Doha city tour? If your answer is a yes, then do not miss out on visiting the Souq Waqif which is a one-stop place for shopping, and dining. Known to be one of the top Doha attractions, one can walk around the alleys, admire the architectural marvels, shop for embroideries, spices, perfumes, oud (an exotic incense made from agarwood), and more.

3. Aspire Park

Considered to be one of the ideal places to visit in Qatar with family, Aspire Park is one of the largest parks in the Gulf region and is one of Qatar’s finest landscapes. Another attraction the park has to offer is the Torch Tower, also known as the Aspire Tower. It is an astonishing 300m high building that served as a giant torch for the 15th Asian Games and is now a beautiful hotel.

4. Katara Cultural Village

Located on the eastern coast between West Bay and The Pearl, lies the famous Katara Cultural Village which is one of the best places to visit in Doha. It is home to huge events like the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, TEDx Doha, and Ajyal Youth Film Festival. The buildings and facilities in the cultural village is arranged to provide a look and get a feel like that of a traditional Qatari Al Faraj.

5. The Pearl: An Artificial Island

Located offshore of Doha’s West Bay Lagoon area, the Pearl is an artificial island that is much famed for being the first land in Qatar to be available for freehold ownership by foreign nationals. Considered to be one of the popular places to visit in Doha, tourists visit this to shop in the many high-end retail shops in the area, or simply to walk along the beautiful boardwalk overlooking the marina.

Need some more reasons to visit? The weather is almost perfect, thanks to its constant summer-like climate, and it’s a wonderful place for those of us that love travel photography.

It is also one of the safest countries in the world for tourists and boasts the true wonders of hospitality that Arabs are so well known for.

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