Attractions

Top Choice Market in Doha

Souq Waqif

Reincarnated in the last decade as the social heart of Doha, Souq Waqif is a wonderful place to explore and an undoubted highlight of the city. There has been a souq on this site for centuries; the Bedouin would bri…
Top Choice Museum in Doha

Museum of Islamic Art

Rising from its own purpose-built island, and set in an extensive landscape of lawns and ornamental trees off the Corniche, this is a fabulous museum. It's shaped like a postmodern fortress with minimal windows (to …
Top Choice Market in Doha

Falcon Souq

If you want a glimpse of heritage, don't miss the Falcon Souq. You only have to see the scale of the souq, afforded its own traditional arcaded building off Souq Waqif, to understand the place of falconry in Qatari …
Sculpture in Doha

7 by Richard Serra

This sculpture by Richard Serra is the first of two installations from the artist to be commissioned by Qatar Museums Authority. Unveiled in 2011, the 24m-tall artwork stands proudly at the end of the park, looking …
Park in Doha

Hotel Park

Tucked behind the iconic Sheraton Hotel at the centre of Doha’s bustling business district lies a city centre park that combines family-friendly spaces with modern design features, such as bubbling water fountains w…
Tower in Doha

Torch Doha

This 300m-tall hotel was the focal point of the 15th Asian Games, which Qatar hosted in 2006, and now serves to commemorate Doha as an international centre for sporting excellence. The newly renovated 40,000-seat Kh…
Park in Doha

Aspire Park

Covering 88 hectares, Aspire Park is Doha’s largest. With extensive lawns, walking and running tracks, children’s playgrounds, exercise equipment, two restaurants and a cafe, there is something here to keep every me…
Waterfront in Doha

Corniche

More than most other Gulf cities, Doha makes full use of its attractive waterfront promenade, helped by the fact that Doha Bay was carefully constructed with landfill to make an attractive crescent. The best views a…
Fort in Doha

Doha Fort

Built during the 19th-century Turkish occupation, this fort has been used as a prison and as an ethnographic museum. During restoration in the late 1970s, however, many of the structure's original features were lost…
Market in Doha

Gold Souq

This pageant of glorious design and spectacular craftsmanship is fun to see even if you've no intention to buy. The souq comes alive later in the evening, especially before a holiday, when men traditionally express …