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Qatar's iconic landmarks: 7 must-see attractions for tourists that capture the essence of the nation

Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Explore Qatar's allure with our guide to 7 must-see landmarks, blending modern marvels and rich history for an unforgettable tourist experience.

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In the Middle East, a country that beholds tourists from across the world to explore both the age- old charm and futuristic creations accompanied by deeply-rooted culture to experience through food, art, and much more, we know the answer is Qatar. A leading gateway destination between different countries, the land has a lot to offer that one can explore here. Offering a feast for the eyes through the rich bygone era’s architecture, to immersing in the modern-day attractions, Qatar offers bespoke hospitality and much more to keep you excitedthroughout your visit to this destination. Manoj Kumar Tiwari, General Manager, Regency Holidays. shared with HT Digital some best places to visit in Qatar for an amazing experience.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

In the Middle East, a country that beholds tourists from across the world to explore both the age- old charm and futuristic creations accompanied by deeply-rooted culture to experience through food, art, and much more, we know the answer is Qatar. A leading gateway destination between different countries, the land has a lot to offer that one can explore here. Offering a feast for the eyes through the rich bygone era’s architecture, to immersing in the modern-day attractions, Qatar offers bespoke hospitality and much more to keep you excitedthroughout your visit to this destination. Manoj Kumar Tiwari, General Manager, Regency Holidays. shared with HT Digital some best places to visit in Qatar for an amazing experience.(Unsplash)

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The Museum of Islamic Art: Located on the end of the seven-kilometer-long Corniche in Doha, the museum nestles on an island across the artificial peninsula, close to the dhow harbor. Featuring a purpose-built park outside, the Museum of Islamic Art showcases Islamic art and collectives from three continents. These artefacts include metalworks, jewellery, woodwork, textile and glass collectives and age over 1,400 years, as they date back between 7-20th centuries.(Unsplash/John Simmons) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

The Museum of Islamic Art: Located on the end of the seven-kilometer-long Corniche in Doha, the museum nestles on an island across the artificial peninsula, close to the dhow harbor. Featuring a purpose-built park outside, the Museum of Islamic Art showcases Islamic art and collectives from three continents. These artefacts include metalworks, jewellery, woodwork, textile and glass collectives and age over 1,400 years, as they date back between 7-20th centuries.(Unsplash/John Simmons)

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Souq Waqif: In the busy marketplace of Qatar, travellers can explore the small local pathways to find souvenirs and collectibles to carry back home. The market is within walking distance from The Museum of Islamic Art and has several cafes and child playgrounds for good family time. The traditionally built breezy locales oversee the new- age skyline in the backdrop. One must visit this marketplace if they like street shophopping.(Unsplash/Asim Z Kodappana) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Souq Waqif: In the busy marketplace of Qatar, travellers can explore the small local pathways to find souvenirs and collectibles to carry back home. The market is within walking distance from The Museum of Islamic Art and has several cafes and child playgrounds for good family time. The traditionally built breezy locales oversee the new- age skyline in the backdrop. One must visit this marketplace if they like street shophopping.(Unsplash/Asim Z Kodappana)

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The Pearl-Qatar: A celebrated man-made attraction, The Pearl-Qatar offers a view of skyscraping towers, hotels, nearby attractions and yachts by the bay. Offering a plush shopping experience, The Pearl has a range of quality lifestyle stores and showrooms.(Unsplash/Visit Qatar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

The Pearl-Qatar: A celebrated man-made attraction, The Pearl-Qatar offers a view of skyscraping towers, hotels, nearby attractions and yachts by the bay. Offering a plush shopping experience, The Pearl has a range of quality lifestyle stores and showrooms.(Unsplash/Visit Qatar)

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Katara Cultural Village: Seeking inspiration from both Asia and the Middle East, Katara Cultural Village is the ideal location for art, culture, and cuisine. Showcasing a blend of bye-gone era inspired artform and contemporary feel, the village is located in close vicinity of a beach and has the Katara Hills on another side.(Unsplash/Jaanus Jagomägi) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Katara Cultural Village: Seeking inspiration from both Asia and the Middle East, Katara Cultural Village is the ideal location for art, culture, and cuisine. Showcasing a blend of bye-gone era inspired artform and contemporary feel, the village is located in close vicinity of a beach and has the Katara Hills on another side.(Unsplash/Jaanus Jagomägi)

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Al Zubarah Fort: Built-in 1938 by Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim al Thani, Al Zubarah Fort back then served as a Coast Guard station. Reinstated later as a museum showcasing a range of exhibits and artworks, the fort is home to noteworthy archaeological treasures.(Wikipedia Commons) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Al Zubarah Fort: Built-in 1938 by Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim al Thani, Al Zubarah Fort back then served as a Coast Guard station. Reinstated later as a museum showcasing a range of exhibits and artworks, the fort is home to noteworthy archaeological treasures.(Wikipedia Commons)

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Lusail: A key attraction for its luxe, Lusail City is a popular destination for expats, international travellers and Qataris. Housing the noteworthy stadium that hosted the recently concluded World Cup, Lusail is a leading smart city with leading technology. Its sustainable environment is laudable and one of the key things that a tourist can explore throughout the city.(Unsplash/Visit Qatar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Lusail: A key attraction for its luxe, Lusail City is a popular destination for expats, international travellers and Qataris. Housing the noteworthy stadium that hosted the recently concluded World Cup, Lusail is a leading smart city with leading technology. Its sustainable environment is laudable and one of the key things that a tourist can explore throughout the city.(Unsplash/Visit Qatar)

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Inland Sea: Khor Al Adaid or Inland Sea, where the dunes meet with the sea shore, the view is Instagram-worthy to spend an afternoon at. You can explore dune bashing camel rides and click pictures with Qatar’s famous national bird – the falcon.(Unsplash/Hyude Jacques) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 28, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Inland Sea: Khor Al Adaid or Inland Sea, where the dunes meet with the sea shore, the view is Instagram-worthy to spend an afternoon at. You can explore dune bashing camel rides and click pictures with Qatar’s famous national bird – the falcon.(Unsplash/Hyude Jacques)

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