Things to do in Doha

Things to do in Doha

Things to do in Doha

From exploring traditional souqs that exude an authentic Middle Eastern charm to indulging in the city's modern shopping centres and luxurious malls, there's something for every taste and preference. Here are our top must-see attractions in Doha for you to enjoy.

Katara Cultural Village

Experience the magic of Katara Cultural Village in the heart of Doha, just an eight-minute drive from the hotel, where art, heritage, and entertainment intertwine. This cultural haven showcases stunning architecture inspired by Qatari and Islamic designs, reflecting the nation's appreciation for artistry. Explore the vibrant avenues and captivating events - from art exhibitions to music concerts – along with the renowned Katara Amphitheatre for literary festivals and poetry readings. Indulge in a culinary adventure with diverse dining options and revel in the beauty and diversity of Qatar's cultural heritage as you stroll along the waterfront promenade. For more information, please visit the official website here.

Souq Waqif

Discover Souq Waqif - Doha's renowned historical marketplace, where timeless customs come to life. Situated in the city's core, just a 15-minute drive from the hotel, this bustling souq enthralls guests with its lively ambiance, meandering pathways, and a diverse range of authentic stalls showcasing an assortment of delights, from exotic spices and traditional fabrics to exquisite handicrafts. 

National Museum of Qatar

Marvel at the awe-inspiring design of the National Museum of Qatar, a stunning combination of modernity and tradition. Created by renowned architect Jean Nouvel, the museum's unique structure reflects the desert rose, a crystalline formation found in the Qatari desert. Embark on a journey through time as you explore our captivating exhibitions. From ancient artefacts to contemporary art installations, each gallery tells a compelling story of Qatar's past, present, and future. Immerse yourself in the vibrant narratives that shaped the nation. Please find further information about the museum and ticket prices here

Museum of Islamic Art

A treasure trove of artistic masterpieces that span over 1,400 years of Islamic history and designed by the renowned architect I.M. Pei, the Museum of Islamic Art itself is a work of art. Its geometric patterns and sleek lines harmoniously blend modernity and traditional Islamic architecture. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Doha skyline, the museum is a true visual delight. Just a 15-minute drive from the hotel, guests can discover a breathtaking collection of Islamic art from around the world. A series of galleries showcase a diverse range of artefacts, including intricate calligraphy, dazzling ceramics, exquisite metalwork, and mesmerising textiles. These masterpieces provide insights into the rich cultural heritage and artistic achievements of Islamic civilisations. For further information on exhibit timing and ticket prices, please visit the official website here.

Place Vendôme

An exquisite shopping haven nestled at the hear of Lusail District and a 10-minute drive from Marsa Malaz Kempinski, Place Vendome Mall offers a seamless shopping experience with  a curated collection of high-end fashion brands, exquisite jewellery, and luxury lifestyle offerings. The Parisian-inspired development is reminiscent of the famous high-end shopping street in Paris, Rue de la Paix with an architecture intended to radiate luxury and extravagance while conveying a touch of cultural and artistic feel, setting the tone for the entire shopping experience. Place Vendôme also features a canal running through it directly from the sea, making for a gorgeous open plaza experience with cafés and restaurants overlooking the water. Explore more information on stores, entertainment and mall timings here.

Mina District – Doha Old Port

Mina District is a captivating enclave nestled within the historic Doha Old Port, 15-minute drive from the hotel. Immerse yourself in the charm of this waterfront neighbourhood, where traditional architecture and modern attractions blend seamlessly. From waterfront cafes and restaurants, to souvenir shopping and daily entertainment, the Mina District and its surrounding attractions offer a diverse range of experiences for visitors to enjoy.

Desert Safari

Embark on an unforgettable desert safari adventure in Doha, Qatar. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing beauty of the desert landscape as you traverse golden sand dunes, experience exhilarating dune bashing, and witness breathtaking sunsets. Engage in thrilling activities like camel riding, sandboarding, and quad biking, or immerse yourself in Bedouin culture with a traditional Arabic meal and captivating live performances. Capture stunning photographs, create lasting memories, and discover the enchantment of the desert in Doha. 

Al Thakira Mangrove Kayaking

Experience the natural wonders of Doha with exhilarating Mangrove Kayaking adventures. The Al Thakira Mangrove Forest is among Qatar’s oldest and largest forests and a real surprise for most visitors in a country known for its desert landscape. The ecosystem attracts migratory birds such as herons and flamingos during certain parts of the year and numerous types of fish and crustaceans can be found all year round. Paddle through serene waterways surrounded by lush mangrove forests, spotting diverse wildlife and enjoying breathtaking views. Explore the hidden gems of Qatar's ecosystem, immerse yourself in nature, and embark on a unique kayaking journey.

Experience the allure of Doha - a city that embraces both its historical roots and the boundless possibilities of the future. Whether you're seeking a leisurely escape or a bustling hub for business, Doha awaits with open arms and an array of exceptional experiences. Start planning your journey to this coastal gem, and be captivated by the splendor of Doha's alluring landscapes and cultural treasures. 

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