No matter what the issues encompassing Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup may be, Qatar is one of the innovative nations with an adoration for football. The Middle East nation will host the World Cup in a couple of days, with heaps of fans all over the world preparing for the mundial.
As a matter of fact, many people have proactively shown up in the country with high expectations. Qatar, then again, has made accessible, extremely gorgeous visiting places for fans who will be here.
Obviously tourism and football is converging in Qatar, and the nation will welcome the large numbers of individuals into their country with open arms to a land of culture, heritage, and innovation. Aside from the abovementioned, underneath are some beautiful places to visit, during your one month stay in Qatar.
This island was designed with the Mediterranean in mind and has even been described as Doha’s own ‘little Venice’. Discover unique shopping experiences, entertainment and high-end dining. You can also visit the Pearl Monument, a tribute to ‘pearling’, which used to be one of Qatar’s main industries. This man-made island is 350m offshore from West Bay, in central Doha.
Extending for 7km along Doha Bay, the Corniche connects West Bay and Downtown Doha. You can walk or cycle the waterfront promenade and take in the many impressive landmarks en route. You only start at the Dhow harbour, then see the Museum of Islamic Art and finish at the Sheraton Hotel Park.
Souq Waqif is a vibrant hub of winding alleys built on Doha’s centuries old trading market, offering a more traditional view of the city. Barter with the retailers for anything from shoes to handicrafts and artefacts from around the region. Shop for whole and ground spices, alongside woven fabrics, rugs, wooden furniture and even glass ornaments that are made in workshops in the adjacent Gold Souq. Here, you can browse traditional jewellery and everyday styles. Once you have finished exploring, relax in an outdoor café and soak in the atmosphere as the souq transcends from day to night.
Katara Cultural Village:
Qatar boasts an abundance of cultural locations but none quite as varied and inspiring as Katara Cultural Village. The area is the main destination for art, culture and high end cuisine here. Stroll around and you will find two beautiful Mosques, Katara Masjid and the Golden Masjid. The gem of the cultural village is the stunning Amphitheatre with its classical Greek style that reflects Islamic influences throughout.
The Museum of Islamic Art:
MIA is a prominent feature of Doha’s Corniche waterfront. This iconic building is an incredible fusion of traditional Islamic architecture and the 21st century. Head here to see an array of temporary and permanent exhibitions spread across four floors, including a heritage library, plus various special events throughout the year.
You will find an abundance of activities across Qatar to keep absolutely everyone entertained. On the water you can enjoy sailing, fishing, kayaking, kite surfing, paddle boarding and the most serene traditional ‘dhow’ boat rides. Inland adventures include desert safaris, quad biking and sand boarding, in addition to rock climbing, golf. There’s even a snowdome and much more – all to be discovered during your time at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.