Qatar is a Middle Eastern Islamic country with a huge tourism industry. In the year 1989 authorities officially permitted foreign travelers to visit their country and experience local culture. Doha is the capital city of Qatar and one of the best tourist attraction in Qatar. There are lots of destinations in Doha but tourist prefers to visit Doha as their first choice.
The mosques, museums, Deserts and much more are there in Doha, Qatar. The travelers are mainly attracted by the fresh air, the waterside roads, and huge desert dunes. Through this article, we are going to give you an idea of the best tourist places in Qatar
10) Katara Mosque, Doha
Katara mosque might not be as large as a huge grand mosque, but the color, design and patterned tiles represent its uniqueness. These tiles are the part of shared history and a reminder between the Iranians and the Gulf region. This mosque is which well-contrasted in colors and symbolizes the Arabian, Persian and African tradition. People are welcomed to Qatar and visit the Katara Mosque because its renowned history of the Quasi-mosques (Islamic geometric patterns) is very attractive and appealing.
9) The Golden Mosque, Doha
The Golden Mosque is not only very surprising to the foreigners but also for the Arabian people themselves because it looks like a wonder of the beauty in its own kind. The tourists are encouraged to must visit this golden mosque to watch this traditional minaret mosque. It is a gilded tiles mosque with an attractive interior. You will find a mosque in almost any block in the city and the reason is that Qatar is one of the richest countries among other Arab nations, according to per capita, so they spent a huge amount of their budget in building infrastructure and mosques are part of the infrastructure building process. The lavishness of the Arab countries is well known to all and it attracts the travelers to have at least one tour of these countries to see if it is true what they have heard.
8) Kassem Darwish Fakhroo Islamic, Doha
It is located in the downtown of Doha. This spiral shaped new structure is really appreciated by the tourists. Qatar tourism receives a lot from this exclusively designed building. This building was constructed following the Samarra of Iraq, which has damaged in 2005. If anyone watches the night view of the spiral tower, then he is sure to remember it forever. It simply dazzles. The tower is used for multi-purpose for Islamic act.
7) Desert Safari, Doha
If you are interested to visit this land-sea of Doha then you can contact several travel guides who will arrange everything for you including the vehicles and food. You can enjoy riding on Camel or have a great fantasy of the four-wheel vehicle. With this four-wheel vehicle, sand dune racing is possible. But you need to be very careful as the dunes are very unfriendly.
6) Al Jassasiya Carvings, Al- Ruwais
Al- Ruwais is a city of Qatar peninsula, which is known mostly for its natural view. It’s a little fishing village, but the local dhow boats are very famous for the seaside swarming. Al Jassasiya Carvings are one of the attractive places at Al- Ruwais. There is a rich collection of petroglyphs and it is about 900. The 250 years carvings are now open to visitors from the government. It contributes much to the tourism of Qatar.
5) Al Wakra Museum, Al Wakra
Al Wakra is a nested city between Doha and Um Said. The small town of Al Wakra was a little fishing village before. In these days Wakra has gained a lot tried to develop as a well-established town. There are lots of such places which may recommend as architecturally structured. This historical town is full of Mosques, museums and a marina and beaches and is quite perfect to spend a vacation. The Al Wakra Museum is one of the best in Qatar and Al Wakra.
4) Qatar National Museum, Doha
The Qatar National Museum is another attraction for the Qatar visitors. The extraordinary building structure shows the architectural skill of the Qatar architects. This Museum was the Sheikh Abdullah Al- Thani’s palace. The building looks like more than a palace or museum, it looks like a fort. There are several kinds of exhibitions arranged at different times of the year. In recent time the museum is running exhibitions of nature, jewelry, tradition and more.
3. Al- Zubarah, Northwest of Qatar
Al- Zubarah is a real ancient of Qatar. It is located on the Northwest side of Qatar and 107 miles away from the capital Doha. The people who are planning their tour in Qatar can take a trip to Al- Zubarah. The gulf site is most interesting in Al- Zubarah. The houses here are made of mud and mortar. They are made in a very traditional Qatari way with limestone. These coral styled houses plastered so that they couldn’t be washed away by the rain.
2) The Corniche, Doha
If you are a lover of open fresh breeze, then the cornice would be the best place for you to spend some good time with your loved one. You can just take a walk by the seaside at the cornice. The cornice is actually a curved shape boulevard. The long road by the seaside contains green grass on the other side. The Museum of Islamic Art is very close to it. You can also visit the Hotel Sheraton, a symbol of present Doha. The most breathtaking view is of the oyster by the Corniche side.
1) The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
The Museum of Islamic Art is the perfect example of how beautiful of Islamic art is. It is structured as very modern architecture. The architect came from America and China to complete the Museum construction. It was fully ready to entertain the tourists. There is a huge collection of Muslim world art, including the Arab, Persian and Africa. There are arranged many exhibitions of arts, starting from the plastic art to the Clothes of the Muslim world.