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Doha is the capital of Qatar and one of the best places to visit because of its modern-cultural architecture, delicious regional cuisine, and expansive beaches. It is a world-class trade, shopping, and tourism destination, and it will host this year's 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar

Language

Arabic
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Time Zone

UTC+03:00

Currency

QAR
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Country Code

+974

Area

11,586 km2

Population

2,881,060
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Best time to visit

The weather is perfect for outdoor activities and beach life from October till the end of May. But there are plenty of indoor activities during the summer months.

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Why is Doha a great tourist destination?

Doha offers multiculturism and has many unique attractions that attract tourists as it's located on the Arabian Gulf with beautiful sightseeing. The city, situated in the middle of the world, is a perfect stopover destination that allows you to travel to other countries. They are all accessible within just a few hours. You must visit beautiful indoor places like the Museum of Islamic Art and the National Museum of Qatar and outdoor areas like Pearl-Qatar, Doha Corniche, and Souq Waqif.

Where to stay in Doha?

The city has many luxury and budget hotels with tourist-friendly public transport options for everyone. You may want to consider two main areas when staying in Doha. These are West Bay, the business district of Doha, and West Bay Lagoon, which has beachfront hotels. The city's outskirts are best for those who want to stay in resorts or explore desert activities. Doha offers a few of the best luxury hotels: the Four Seasons, Grand Hyatt Doha, InterContinental and many more.

Must-try activities in Doha?

Doha features many exciting and thrilling activities to ensure there won't be any dull moments. It offers activities ranging from Dune bashing to Kayaking around the Island. You can try paddleboarding around the Museum of Islamic Art, kitesurfing at Al Wakrah Beach or playing golf at Doha Golf Club. You can also shop at the Dragon Mart, the City Centre Mall Doha, and many more world-class shopping destinations.

Best time to visit

With many indoor activities, Doha is a great city to visit all year round, but outdoor activities are best between October and May due to the desert climate.

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