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Top 10 Places To Visit In Doha

Doha, Qatar

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.

Here are the Top 10 Places to Visit in Doha, which are worth visiting on a Doha trip:

1. Museum Of Islamic Art

Showing Islamic art from three continents. The Museum Of Islamic Art is the best way to tell the people of the world about the great work done by Muslims in the past. This museum has artworks from three different continents. Though it is not a religious institute, it still has a separate room for prayers for its Muslim visitors.

2. Doha Corniche

Water on one side and the street on the other side. This Corniche was constructed to reach from one end of the city to the other. Connecting Doha's emerging West Bay district to the south city with Doha International airport, this corniche runs right next to Corniche street. This Corniche now has a view of plenty of skyscrapers. It is ideal to walk either early morning or late evening as it is just a lane.

3. 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, and oud (an exotic incense made from agarwood), and more. Also if you have a layover in Qatar, this is one of the best places to visit in Doha near the airport.

4. 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. Make sure you add it to your itinerary while planning your holidays as it is one of the top places to visit in Qatar during summer.

5. The Pearl - Qatar

The Pearl - Qatar is a man-made island off the coast of Qatar featuring Mediterranean-style marinas, residential towers and homes, internationally renowned hotels, private villas, and a premium shopping experience at top branded boutiques and showrooms. The Pearl - Qatar is also a popular dining spot among the people because of the amazing food and ambiance it serves with dozens of restaurants and waterfront-lined cafes from all over the world. The Pearl is among the most visited place by tourists.

6. Desert of Doha

A trip to the city of deserts is not a trip until you go to the desert safari. Desert safari is a must to do when in Doha. Getting in SUVs and waiting for the dangerous yet safe car stunts is one hell of an experience. The area is surrounded by huge sand dunes giving a view like golden dunes around you. Watching the sunset here is another amazing view to wait for.

7. Barzan Towers

Barzan meaning high places that were built in the late 19th century are the watchtowers located on the southern side of the defensive system. The tower is about 16 meters high and was built for the purpose to look out for ships entering the city. This tower has two more fortified buildings one on the north side other on the west. It now has air conditioners inside it.

8. 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.

9. Sealine Beach Resort

Known to be one of the top places to visit in Qatar during summer is the Sealine Beach Resort. An oasis of tranquility, this resort is located amidst the dunes of the Arabian desert by the blue waters of the Arabian Sea. Other than reveling in a luxurious stay, one can rent a dune buggy on the beach near the resort and go for dune bashing as well, which remains a popular sport with both Qataris and travelers. Having said that, this is one of the most visited Doha tourist places.

10. Villaggio Mall

Villaggio Mall is the biggest and the most famous shopping mall in Doha with all international brands and a huge food court with a variety of food options. It also has restaurants, movie theatres, a Gondola theme park for children, and a unique Gondola Ride, influenced by the common boat rides in Venice usually taken by couples. this mall is a perfect package for people in a hot city

Besides this, there is much more to explore in Doha of Qatar!!!

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