Picture: Afternoon on the Corniche

Things to do in Doha - Qatar

Information about Tourism in Qatar please contact:
Qatar Tourism Authority
Phone: +974 499 7499 | Fax: +974 499 1919
Website: www.qatartourism.gov.qa

Visit Doha - City guide

Doha is the capital of Qatar and gathers half of the total population of the state. What was once a small bedouin village lots in the desert has become in just a few decades a large modern city with skyscrapers and a major business hub in the Middle East. The government has also made continuous efforts to develop tourism and there is now a lot to be seen here: Museum of Islamic Arts, Corniche, Palm Tree Island, Spiral Mosque, Souqs, Pearl of Qatar artificial island, ... Here is our city guide: Places to see in Doha

Shopping in the malls or souqs

Doha is a great shopping destination and one of the main attraction of the city. There are mainly three different kind of places to shop: Traditional Souqs, City center medium sized markets and large modern shopping malls. Read more: Shopping in Doha

Where to eat: Guide to restaurants

The city counts many good restaurants. Arabic - read Lebanese - and Italian cuisines are the most popular here but Indian, French, Japanese, Thai and Chinese cuisines are also well represented. Read more: Where to eat

Play Golf in Doha

Doha has a very nice Golf course featuring a 18 holes Championship Course course (designed by Peter Harradine) and an Academy 9 holes championship course. Doha Golf Club has hosted many world class events like the PGA Qatar Masters. Read more: Doha Golf course

Dive in the Persian Gulf

One of the most popular places to dive is called Old Club Reef, a man-made reef, just before Sealine Beach Resort. Constructed of sunken cars and oil-drums, two artificial reefs have been built for scuba-diving. Read more: Diving in Doha

Tourism: Visit Qatar

Doha is of course not the only place of interest in Qatar ! There is much more to be seen... like the cities of Al Wakra, Khor Al Udaid, Al Ruwais, Al Khor with its picturesque harbour and spectacular beaches, Al Zubara with its famous old fort. Other places to see include the Inland Sea surrounded by sand dunes or the Alshahaniya Camels Race Track. Visit Qatar - Tourism

City guide - Travel tips
Maps, Calendar of events, Airport services

First time in Qatar? Here is our guide to Doha's attractions, places to see and things to do...

> Doha City map
> Travel tips
> Calendar of events
> Car rental
> Doha airport

Here is a selection of the prominent attractions in Doha. Also see pictures of Doha & Qatar

Qatar National Museum
Souq Watif