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5 best things to do at the Doha Corniche -Offering priceless entertainment!

Doha's Cornish is a popular attraction in Qatar. You will see it on almost all brochures, posters and social media feeds promoting tourism in Qatar. What is it about the Cornish that seems to attract tourists? Read on to find out!


Flying kites

With just a couple of obstacles on your path and a brilliant sea breeze, the Cornish remains to be the ideal place to get your kite flying up above. Kite flying here is a recent addition and something that has taken up as the best past time in Qatar. In fact, the country has hosted a very famous international kite festival for two years now. This is a new hobby that everyone is buying into.



If you thought Qatar being a middle eastern country, they won't be having parks, you will be mistaken. Despite it's very dry and desert-like location, Doha has several incredible green outdoor spaces. Some of them are actually dotted along this Cornish. The Bidda Park is a must-visit and is among the oldest parks here in the city. It is a great place to hang out with friends and family. If you would like to book some of the best hotels in Doha located only a walking distance away from parks, you can check out properties like Al Najada Doha Hotel by Tivoli.



Doha has some of the best galleries in the Middle East. You can check out a number of galleries located close to the Cornish. The Museum of Islamic Art is the most popular one that showcases all the different sides of Qatari culture. It also showcases many artworks that come across the Middle East, all to be witnessed under this roof. And guess what? The building itself is absolutely spectacular. The building was architected by the famous Chinese American architect known as IM Pei. Make sure to spend some time outside checking out the incredible design.


Dhow Cruise

Located only a few steps from this museum, there is the harbour where many traditional boats keep bobbing up and down waiting to carry the visitors out to sea. You must make sure to head out during the dusk times where you will be able to see the city skyline being bathed in a golden hue. Having explored every inch of the Cornish on foot, this cruise will provide a different vantage point from which you can view it. And it is one worth checking out!


Fine dining

How about an incredible dinner with a brilliant sea view? If you are looking for a romantic date night, you must check out the fine dining restaurants along the Cornish. This happens to be some of the best restaurants in the country. They do offer an exquisite menu with Arab inspired flavours. Check out the spectacular vista and dig into fabulous food.

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