1. The Museum of Islamic Art
The Museum of Islamic Art is situated in the bosom of a frame of tranquil, translucent aqua. As you go forward you will pass a bridge across the water and consider yourself being drawn in by the wonderful emergence of the museum. The white edifice has acute, boxed endings, and remains alone on the water. In the sunlight, the museum seems to dazzle with glow and its compelling atmosphere is augmented. When you walk inside, you will be stunned by the complication of its interior, which strongly contrasts with the plainness of its exterior.
2. Doha Fort
This military castle is situated in the bosom of Doha and was constructed in 1927. This fort was at last altered into a museum, and now has displays that feature wooden decorations, ancient fishing ingredients, oil paintings, and old photographs. The fort will make for a delightful day out if you feel interested to understand Qatar’s history and the lifestyles of its inhabitants a little better. But the most magnificent element of this castle is its outer part. It is illustrious and awesome and creates a feeling of being encompassed by something absolutely powerful. This makes for completely the feeling. You will like the view of this stunningly frightening edifice.
3. Barzan Towers
The Barzan Towers feature glorious architecture, but to enjoy the total taste of their beauty, you will have to make your way to the peak. Reaching on top, satisfy your eyes on the sights. The edifice itself is totally awesome and lovely in its own way. Don’t forget to take a camera; the spot is famous for being a good place for photography.
4. The National Museum of Qatar
The National Museum of Qatar is so intricate in its design that anybody can thought it mistakenly an origami masterpiece. The white edifice has edgy and bending edges and, on an architectural level, seems nearly unattainable. The building is at present under construction and is slowly making the architect’s astounding design a reality. The museum’s design is stimulated by the desert rose; a natural wonder formed by crystals in particular climates. The architect believed that the desert rose illustrate the course of time, and craved to materialize this idea in the design of the edifice.
5. Al Wakra Museum
The Al Wakra museum is a place that has some of the greatest architecture in Qatar. The specimens in the museum are quite captivating and feature old artifacts and the niceties of the history of Qatar. In terms of the museum’s charm, you will not even feel the necessity to walk inside – just submerge in the charm of this edifice. This ancient fortress has a supernatural quality to it which is unusually alluring. This mysterious enticement will leave you feeling bewitched and in full reverence.
6. Al Jassasiya Carvings
Al Jassasiya is one of the most crooked sites in Qatar. Its secret lies in its petroglyphs–tricky and impenetrable carvings in the stone that are unbelievably exceptional. People believed that these carvings are some sort of symbol, and they feature figures that illustrate animals, boats, and daisies. Many of the shapes and symbols are not identifiable, and their true meanings remain indistinguishable. It is believed that these symbols are hundreds of years old, making their conservation really remarkable.
7. Al- Zubarah Fortress
In the center of nowhere, sand extends ahead of you for miles before this grim castle comes into sight. The fortress’ charm lies in its seclusion, and you can reach it on camel-back at an unhurried pace. As you stand under this castle, you will feel a sense of being attached to a sensational and potential history. To assist you to realize the history of the fortress better, Al-Zubarah often holds displays of the site. This castle will have you feeling slighted; you will feel that there is something amazing about understanding your own impertinence.
8. The Doha Desert
The Doha desert lies in most cases intact and should be a portion of your tour to Qatar. Very little is as wonderful as miles and miles of primitive, glossy sand. The charm of the desert sights will leave you feeling tiny and in awe of the immensity of this strange landscape. The sand is compact, the sand dunes are revolving, and this fantastic desert landscape can be tasted on any desert safari day. Rev your engines and stir up the dirt to experience the glamour of the desert directly.
9. State Grand Mosque
“Grand” is an appropriate narration of this mosque. The outer part is cozily frightening, with the outlook of a secure fortress, while the inner part is awesome. The domed roof is high above your head, with rock white pillars throughout and simple candelabra hanging above you. This space itself is attractively massive, and you will become spellbound by the architecture. At night, the mosque’s outer part is specifically beautiful, as it is enlightened with purple lights.
The Katara Mosque is located in the middle of the Katara Cultural Village site, where some of the stunningly beautiful architecture in the Middle East is just waiting to be seen. The design of the Katara Mosque is not like the typical mosques in Qatar. The edifice is a mosaic of mainly blue tiles, with a glimpse of red and yellow. You will be blown away by the tricky designs and the equally complicated interior. Consorting the mosque are three spiked columns elevating for the sky. The contrast between these overcoming structures and the charm of the mosaic walls is really attractive.
One of the greatest beloved sites among walkers, cyclists, and joggers, the Doha Corniche is an oceanfront promenade that revamped Doha’s shoreline in the late 1970s and early 1980s. While it is a famous place for exercising in the dawn, it attracts various types of people who are seeking for remarkable sights of the city’s skyline. During the day, you can appreciate the unbelievable colors of Doha’s bay; in the evening, you can enjoy a stunning view of a fantastic sunset; and at night, you will be able to behold the wonderful colors of the city’s lights gleaming off the tranquil water.
12. Souq Waqif
The Souq Waqif is situated only a few minutes away from the Corniche. Famous as the social heart of Doha, Souq Waqif is a good place to shop, wander, eating delicious foods or just passing time idly in one of the fascinating local cafes. The site is usually congested with visitors strolling around the lanes to appreciate the architectural edifices and the many cultural stores offering everything from embroideries, spices, perfumes, and oud (fantastic incense made of agarwood). It’s also a famous site to shop for unparalleled souvenirs for the people back at home.
13. Falcon Souq
This striking new souq is situated just next to the Souq Waqif and is worth a tour simply because of the huge array of pieces of equipment in everything falcon-related. There’s even an outdoor area where you can watch the Falcons being trained by their trainers a few times a day. You can also enjoy a trip around the falcon showroom, where the Falcons relax on their perches. Although the Falcons come in various ranges of prices, don’t forget that a well-trained falcon could cost more than a car.
14. Aspire Park
Aspire park is one of the biggest parks in the Gulf area and is one of Qatar’s excellent landscapes. It remains as a high contrast to the typical desert landscapes you’ll be used to watching in Qatar. It draws a good number of tourists daily, specifically during the weekends. You’ll once and again see families strolling around or doing picnics in the lush green atmosphere of the park. Torch Tower or the Aspire Tower is another attraction of the park. It is a surprising 300m high edifice which served as a leviathan torch for the 15th Asian Games and is today a lovely hotel. A tour inside is surely worth it.
15. Katara Cultural Village
The Katara Cultural Village is situated at the eastern bank within West Bay and The Pearl. Katara was born out of a vision to position the State of Qatar as a cultural lighthouse of art, shining in the Middle East through theatre, music, literature, gatherings, and displays. It organizes big events like the Doha Tribeca Film Festival, the TEDxDoha, and the Ajyal Youth Film Festival. The edifices and facilities in the cultural village are knowingly rendered randomly to look and feel like a conventional Qatari Al Fareej.
16. The Pearl Qatar
The Pearl is a phony, artificial island situated offshore of Doha’s West Bay Lagoon area. It’s familiar as the first land in Qatar to be attainable for freehold proprietary by foreign nationals. The name comes from the place in which the island was built on, which was one of Qatar’s former main pearl diving sites. Many would come here to buy things in the many high-end retail stores in the area, or simply wandering along the lovely boardwalk overlooking the marina filled with plenty of international cafes and restaurants.
17. Islamic Cultural Center (FANAR)
The Islamic Cultural Centre in Doha, also familiar as FANAR is situated in the spiral mosque close to Souq Waqif. FANAR performs as a gratuitous organization that is intended to help non-Muslims realize and be more aware of Islam and its culture through different activities such as displays, journeys of the center and even Arabic courses. As a matter of fact, you can access the gateway for a cup of coffee and speak with one of the volunteers, who are more than glad to reply any questions you may have asked about Islam. FANAR is also near to Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art, so you may want to visit these places while you’re at it.
18. Sealine Beach Resort
One of the topmost places to travel while you’re in Qatar is, of course, the desert. There are many desert-based entertainment activities you can enjoy while in Doha, and one of those can be enjoyed at the Sealine Beach Resort. The Sealine Beach Resort is an oasis of serenity situated amidst the sand dunes of the Arabian Desert caressed by the blue waters of the Arabian sea. While you’re there, you can hire a dune buggy on the beach close to the resort as well as going for dune slogging, which is a popular game among both Qataris and tourists.
19. Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
Located in Doha, The Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art gives an Arab aspect on modern and contemporary art and backs creativity and encourages new ideas. It commenced its journey in 2010 and is one of the most important cultural drawn in the country. The museum spread over 5,500 square meter area in a former school building and it has more than 9,000 artworks. It has seven galleries in the upper floor for permanent collection displays while the atrium and five galleries are used for periodic exhibition
20. MIA Park
MIA Park is situated nearby the Museum of Islamic Art. Here you can pass your idle time by wandering, participating in different entertainment activities or only stare at the Doha skyline from the greatest convenient point of the city. This park is ideal for a perfect family trip. Here you can take a stroll and your children can run around in complete safety.