If the word ‘Doha’ is staring right back at you out of your list of ‘must visit’ destinations, perhaps, the time is ripe to tick it off and plan a well-earned holiday to this Middle Eastern nation.

Hamad Bin Khalifa Mosque

Also termed the ‘State Mosque,’ the striking Hamad Bin Khalifa Mosque, in-built 2011, is nestled in the guts of Doha and a classic example of traditional Islamic architectural values contemporary pondering. While a maze of geometric designs adorns the outside, the inside is made up of an impressive prayer hall that’s beautified by a grand chandelier.

Souq Waqif

There’s hardly a dull moment at Souq Waqif which isn’t merely a logo of Doha but that of the State of Qatar. Paving the best way for authentic and rewarding shopping outings inside a labyrinth of narrow alleyways that open out to charming buildings, visitors based at nearby Doha hotels can stay up for purchasing local apparel, spices, handicrafts and jewellery.

Diego Delso, Souq Waqif, Doha, Catar, 2013-08-05, DD 84, CC BY-SA 3.0

The Corniche

Aside from the natural splendour that drapes itself over the Corniche, holidaymakers based at Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara will probably be handed a likelihood to examine out the lengthy list of attractions that decision this a part of town home. Visit the gardens of Doha Sheraton Park, invest time on the National Museum of Qatar, go biking before settling all the way down to a cuppa coffee and a meal at the many cafes and restaurants that overlook the Arabian Gulf.

Museum of Islamic Art

The brainchild of renowned architect, I.M. Pei, the Museum of Islamic Art was declared open in 2008 and brings to light a masterful display of Islamic architecture. The Museum’s collection includes metalwork, calligraphy, textiles, ceramics and paintings that spans the length and breadth of three continents and 14 centuries. With dedicated themes to find and embrace, the Museum is well-known for various reasons with a ninth century Qur’an manuscript being considered one of them.


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