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06 Top Things To Do in Doha - Must-do things in Doha

Doha is an exciting travel destination and there are so many different things that you can do while you are there on vacation.


Explore Sour Waqif

Exploring Souq Waqif is undoubtedly the best way you can explore and immerse yourself in the Arabian culture. There are so many vendors that are selling a vast variety of products that come to the souq on a daily basis. Ranging from carpets, rugs, blankets, clothing, bags and even handmade artefacts are available at the Souq Waqif. The Souq Waqif is located not too far from Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli which makes it convenient for those who are staying there.


Visit Pearl Qatar

Pearl Qatar is a man-made island that has become the epitome of luxury in Doha. It is where you can visit in order to experience and view the way the high-class privileged upper class lives in Doha. There are shopping isles, restaurants, car dealerships, cafes and stores and boutiques for international brands such as Dolce and Gabbana, Dubbi, Armani Exchange, Valentino and Fendi. It is definitely on the expensive side of living in Doha and there are hotels which you can book in order to stay in Pearl Qatar for a few days.


Take up a sand dune adventure

It is a scene right out of a movie to be riding on a camel's back as the sun sets, across the desert. However, in order to discourage animals being involved in tourist attractions, sand dune adventures are now available on four-wheel drives where you get to truly enjoy nature. Depending on the tour you have signed up for you will go a certain distance and then turn around to come back where you will get to the see the setting sun hovering in the horizon across the desert. If time permits you can take a dip in the Khor Al Udaid.


Explore the Al Zubarah Fort

The fort is about an hours drive from hotels in Doha Qatar and is a must-visit location in Doha. The fort is an iconic location and was given the name due to the archaeological site of Al Zubarah town which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort has been preserved immaculately and is a stunning location to visit. History has it that the fort used to be a prosperous trading site due to its close proximity to the Indian Ocean and was also a great location for pearl diving.


Visit the Islamic Art Museum

The Islamic Art Museum is a great location to go to in order to understand and explore the old and treasured artefacts from all over the Middle East. The collection consists of exhibits that were collected from locations such as Egypt, Iran and Turkey through the common link they have for Islamic history.


Visit the Katara Cultural Village

The Katara Cultural Village is a popular location for those who are interested in arts and crafts. Artists, architects, thespians and others who are interested in crafts visit the location on a daily basis. It is a large space that accommodates museums, programmes for those who wish to learn different crafts and also accommodates art galleries, amphitheatres, heritage facilities and a collection of academic facilities as well. For those who visit Katara Cultural Village to experience the atmosphere, there are cafes and restaurants to sit and grab a bite to eat.

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