Whether you prefer enjoying bowling alleys, your favorite sport, golf courses, the best cuisines, ice skating rinks or even watching the magnificent sky scrapers, Qatar is the perfect place to be. It is well renowned due to its ultra modern technological advancements which have greatly contributed to hundreds of travelers who come to visit this cosmopolitan country every year. As if that’s not enough, this is the country that will host the 2022 World Cup, and as fans are waiting to be taken through this amazing wonderland, this article will provide an overview as to why you should make this country your next outdoor spot. It is a place where even the blind can find pleasure due to its charming features that have gained international recognition among tourists. From unique cultural attractions to magnificent impressive seascapes, here is what one is bound to experience in this little paradise.
This is the best way to start your adventurous vacation in this wonderful country. This is one of the most popular shopping markets with a large labyrinth of colorful alleys lined with multiple shops. Located in the city of Doha, Souq Waqif is one of the most traditional market places where there is something for everyone starting from traditional Qatari dresses all the way to brass-studded wooden cases as well as enchanting international fragrances of all varieties.(Image by Daniel Roy)
Qatar National Museum
This is the easiest way of understanding the cultural aspect of the Qatari people. This structure also portrays architectural capability of the Qatari and also portrays cultural highlight of any Doha vacation. The Qatari National Museum and Aquarium displays a vast and diverse collection of relics of traditional Qatari life. Collections of the country’s history and a handful of art galleries are welcoming making this Marine Museum a testament to the Qatar’s nautical heritage.
This is one of the most beautiful picturesque sites in the country whose design is exceptional. The place is studded with exciting green surroundings and remarkable architecture where visitors can take photos and enjoy award winning coffee in one of the classy restaurants around the vicinity. The corniche is a waterfront palm fringed boulevard extending in a horse shoe shape along the Doha Bay and the city’s seafront. It is the perfect place to have ample enjoyable time with your family. Don’t miss out!
This is one of the ancient parts in the region and the most interesting archeological sites in the gulf. The design of the structures portrays the traditional Qatari technique of mixing coral and limestone with mud and mortar. Entrance is free and the travelers are able to view a variety of artifacts and also a range of exhibits including pottery, porcelain, jewellery and pictures of the excavations. Get to learn the history of Qatari by setting your foot in this amazing site full of content.(Image by Christine und Hagen Graf)
These are not the only places, a visit to Marroub Fort and Khor Al Udaid will give an experience of its own and you may opt to end your vacation in Aspire Park or in the Barzan Towers where immeasurable pleasure is guaranteed. The list endless but these places should never miss out in your must-visit travel list. Words can’t explain the fun of visiting this place, just explore and you will discover more!
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