Monday Feb 6, 2023
Monday Feb 6, 2023

Dare to do in Dynamic Doha

Rich cultural tapestry to the skyscrapers along with new experience and adventure


Nepalnews
2022 Apr 12, 11:07, Qatar

The pleasure of being in one of the most popular Islamic countries, experiencing everything the county has to offer firsthand. From the artifacts of the 7th century, rich cultural tapestry to the skyscrapers along with new experience and adventure, Doha offers it all. So pack all the necessities needed for this amazing journey and enjoy the hospitality of the city with cosmopolitan sophistication.


Doha, the capital city of Qatar, is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country. It is the political and economic center of the country which is considered a beta-level global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. It shares the joy of enjoying the sparkling skyline and forms a vivid display of the country’s vast oil wealth. Additionally, the city is set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Here are the places you must visit when you are in Doha:

Souq Waqif

Located in the district of Al Soug which is situated in the center of Doha. Souq Waqif means ‘the standing market’, a trading place of garments, spices, handicraft, souvenirs and home to many restaurants and Shisha lounges. A yearly spring festival around April hosts many theatricals, acrobatics and musical performances. And the place sees a surge of WWE fans for WWE wrestling called Souq Waqif strom.


Museum

The Museum of Islamic Arts and National Museum of Qatar are one of the most beautiful museums in Doha where one represents Islamic art from three continents over 1,400 years dating from the 7th to the 20th century. It is one of the world’s most complete collections in Spain, Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, India and Central Asia. The National Museum of Qatar is built to celebrate the culture, heritage, and future of Qatar and its people, embodying the pride and traditions of Qataris. They hold collections which consist of approximately 8000 objects.

Underwater trill

Doha is a very beautiful and unique place with a unique underwater marine life. It offers warm and beautiful water to dive in most of the year. Alghais Diving is a diving training center to prepare you for your most exciting underwater experience. They will lead you through different levels to help you out even if you are a beginner. So get yourself prepared to live a completely different life, visiting places you have never thought of while surrounding yourself with marine life.

Cultural Village

Katara is a cultural village in Doha, located on the eastern coast between West Bay and the Pearl. The building and facilities at Katara were deliberately arranged in order to reflect the country’s cultural and architectural heritage. It has an open amphitheater, an opera house, a multi-purpose cinema and conference hall, a beach and Souq. It is the site of the AlBahie Auction House and also hosts many Cultural organizations.

The Corniche

One of Doha’s most iconic attractions, the Doha Corniche is a waterfront promenade extending for seven kilometers along Doha Bay. Many of Doha’s most iconic landmarks are found along the corniche, beginning from around the Museum of Islamic Art and ending at the Sheraton Park near the distinctive pyramid-shaped Sheraton Doha Resort and Convention Hotel. It is a popular and leisure attraction within Qatar where annual celebrations of National holidays such as Qatar National day and National Sports Day are held.


Villaggio Mall

If you want to have experience of living or visiting in Italy, then Villaggio Mall is here for the great experience . It is located in the Aspire Zone in the west end of Doha. It is located on Al Waab street between the Hyatt Plaza and Sports City and has over 200 stores, including many famous brands in the US, UK, Italian and German markets. The interiors are Italianate- themed both as an Italian hill town, with a 150-meter long indoor canal with gondolas.


READ ALSO:

Museum of Islamic Arts Qatar FIFI World Cup Doha Italy US UK Italian National Museum Souq Waqif Katara Doha Corniche Villaggio Mall
Nepal's First Online News Portal
Published by Nepalnews Pvt Ltd
Editor: Raju Silwal
Information Department Registration No. 1505 / 076-77

Contact

KMC-02, UttarDhoka,
Lazimpat, Nepal

Newsroom
+977–01–4445751 / 4445754

E-mail
[email protected] [email protected]

Terms of Use Disclaimer
© NepalNews. 2021 All rights reserved. | Nepal's First News Portal