Qatar is a ideal country for traveling, it is well-knowed for their spectacular modern buildings and cultural heritage. When you travel to Qatar, it will be a pity if you miss the following must-see places in Qatar.
Museum of Islamic Art
Designed by world-renowned architect, I.M. Pei (architect of Louvre pyramid), the Museum of Islamic Art is one monument of a museum. It has the largest collection of Islamic art in the world, collected from three continents over the span of 1400 years. Inside the museum is decorated by geometric patterns of the Islamic world.
Water on one side and street on the other side reminds of Mumbai's Marine drive. This Corniche was constructed to reach from one end of the city to the other. While it is a popular place for exercising in the morning, it attracts a diverse crowd who are looking for spectacular views of the city's skyline.
During the day, you can admire the incredible colours of Doha's bay; in the evening, you can enjoy an amazing view of a beautiful sunset; and at night, you will be able to see the magnificent colours of the city's lights reflected off the calm water.
Souq Waqif is the oldest and the one of the few buildings constructed to show the old Qatari village style. It is the best place to go to with family as it provides with shops, restaurants and cafes in one place.
This is the best place to go with your family, buy some souvenirs for friends at homes. A lots of things sell here such as embroideries, spices, perfumes and oud (an exotic incense made from agarwood).
Barzan Tower are the old watchtowers built in the late 19th centery, located on southern side of Qatar defence system. Barzan means high phaces. The purpose of these watchtowers is to look out for ships entering the city. It is the place saving history of the country.
This is one of the largest park in the Gulf region and one of the most beautiful landscape in Qatar. It appears as a grand contrast to the typical desert landscapes you'll be used to seeing in Qatar. People often visit Aspire Park at the weekend, walking around or go picnic with family in the green park are very interesting and healthy activities here.
Qatar National Museum
If you want to discover the history and culture of Qatar, you should not miss this place. Come to Qatar National Museum, you can enjoy several kinds of exhibitions that are arranged at different time of the year which presents visitors with an impressive range of relics and artifacts. This is the second largest museum in Qatar.
Sealine Beach Resort
One of the must-visit place in Qatar is naturally the desert. There are a lot of desert-based activities in Sealine Beach Resort you can take part in. It is an oasis of tranquillity located amidst the poetical dunes of the Arabian desert kissed by the blue waters of the Arabian sea. Just 40 min from Doha city and 30 min from Doha International Hamad Airport, Sealine Beach Resort is the place to be for visitors seeking a memorable experience.
Below are some of the best place to visit when you are in Qatar. If you have more time you can visit:
Katara Mosque, Doha,
The Golden Mosque, Doha
Desert Safari, Doha
Al Wakra Museum, Al Wakra
Al- Zubarah, Northwest of Qatar