One of the richest cities in the world and the proud capital of Qatar; Doha is among the premier cities in the Middle East. Posing an exotic skyline, the city has managed to retain its traditional look and preserve its culture. There are numerous mosques and halal restaurants in Doha making it an ideal halal holiday destination. The city finds a beautiful location along the Persian Gulf and the corniche area is a wonderful place to enjoy evening walks. Whether it is museums, historic attractions, modern buildings or shopping, Doha offers everything to attract even the most discerning traveller.
Doha is a fascinating city that offers visitors with a wide range of attractions and exciting things to do. The city offers an amalgamation of the desert landscape with the modern skyscrapers and aims at becoming the cultural hub of Middle East. Even though the city does not look attractive at the first glance it does offer a plethora of things to see and appreciate. The dining and shopping culture in Doha is explicit and definitely a memorable experience. The city has a number of museums depicting the local art and culture.
There are a few forts around Doha that are good to visit, namely the Al Koot Fort and the Al Zubara Fort. The Doha Heritage Village is a must visit destination in the city. The highlight of the city is the corniche area which is great to walk around. There are several parks located along the corniche that make good places to relax. The Cultural Village in the West Bay Area is also a great destination to visit and learn about history.
Doha offers a wonderful shopping scene. There are several traditional souks and shopping malls dotted across the city that offer visitors with several things to buy. Some of the best places to shop in Doha are City Centre-Doha, Villaggio Mall, Landmark Shopping Mall, SouqWaqif, Gold Souq, Omani Souq, etc.
Doha is served by the Doha International Airport, which is the main airport in the country. Taxis are the best way of getting from the airport to the city. Several hotels also offer airport shuttle services.
There are numerous halal restaurants in Doha, as a matter of fact all the restaurants in Doha serve halal food and visitors can dine without any worry. Some of the best restaurants to dine in Doha are Spice Market, Green’s, Nusantao, Al Tawash, The Garden Village Restaurant Doha, Fish Market, Al Dana Seafood Restaurant, Bukhara Indian Restaurant, etc.
Finding mosques in Doha is never a problem. There are mosques located on every street and one can never be far from hearing the call to prayer. Some of the most popular mosques in Doha include Grand Mosque, Qatar Islamic Culture Center & Mosque (Fanar Mosque), Bin Mahmoud Jumma Masjid,Nasr Bin Nasr Mosque, AbuManaratain Mosque, etc.