Fun In The City, Doha Qatar
Here are a few "snob worthy" suggestions
to help you entertain the family while in Doha.
Tel: (974) 4413-5655
Strap on your leather helmet. Pull down your goggles
and prepare for the ride of your life. Enjoy the
breath- taking view from this classic boats.
Sometimes where you're going doesn't matter; it is
how you get there! We guarantee once you've finished
this ride you'll share your experience with all your
Saturday till Wednesday from 9 am till 11 pm
Thursday and Friday from 9 am till midnight
4 persons per ride – QR 10 per person
QR 20 for a single-person ride (one person in the
ICE SKATING AT
Tel: (974) 4413-5655
Session timing for the ice rink starts from 10am –
10pm with fixed rate of 35/ 1:45hr for kids & adult.
There is also coach available as requested by the
ICE SKATING AT CITY
Tel: (974) 4467-8888
Session timing for the ice rink starts from
10am-10pm with a fixed rate of 35/ 1:45hr for kids &
adult. There is also a coach available upon request
by the ice skaters.
West Bay Lagoon Area,
Tel: (974) 4408-0000
The Cultural Village Foundation is an exceptional
project of hope for human interaction through art
and cultural exchange – a project made possible
thanks to the inspired vision, solid faith and wise
leadership of HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani,
Emir of the State of Qatar.
Keeping pace with the emerging global culture that
emphasizes the importance of diversity in human
development, Katara Cultural Village is the largest
and the most multidimensional cultural project of
Qatar. It is a place where people come together to
experience the cultures of the world. With beautiful
theatres, concert halls, exhibition galleries and
cutting-edge facilities, Katara aims to become a
world leader for multi-cultural activities.
In line with the goals set forward by the Qatar
National Vision 2030, Katara serves as a guardian to
the heritage and traditions of Qatar and endeavours
to spread awareness about the importance of every
culture and civilization and as such, Katara hosts
international, regional and local festivals,
workshops, performances and exhibitions.
THE PEARL QATAR
Tel: (974) 4495-3888
A destination of aspirations, The Pearl-Qatar will
take you to a lifestyle of incredible qualities.
Fine homes on an island paradise - shops and
restaurants featuring the world's best known brands,
a water-side haven of marine activity - all this and
more combine to create an environment which is
second to none in the Arabian Gulf.
Pearl Qatar is a phased mixed-use development
comprising 10 distinct, themed districts that
include beachfront villas, elegant town homes,
luxury apartments, exclusive penthouses, five-star
hotels, marinas, and upscale retail and restaurants
all situated on a multibillion dollar (USD) man-made
island encompassing 985 acres (400 hectares) of
reclaimed land just off the shore of the Arabian
Peninsula in the state of Qatar. It is Qatar’s first
international luxury residential development that
offers international investors freehold title
ownership. The Pearl-Qatar is a destination in its
own right - a lavish, secure and exclusive island
retreat with a Riviera-style community.
the island's name and location, on the site of a
former pearl diving site, reflect the country's
strong cultural ties with the sea. This is an island
rediscovered. The name pays homage to the previous
mainstay of the economy - pearl fishing. Although
pearling is no longer a key economic driver, it has
left a legacy of skills, stories, music, art and
poetry that is a source of identity and pride for
MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART
Tel: (974) 4422-4444
Set in the MIA Park on the waterfront, the museum
building stands out as an architectural gem. Once
inside, you will see masterpieces of Islamic art,
including metalwork, ceramics, jewellery, woodwork,
textiles and glass, collected from three continents
and dating from the 7th to the 19th century. Films
and multi-media guides are available to help you
enjoy and learn about this most exquisite collection
of Islamic art.
When you are ready the café is the perfect place to
rest, relax and enjoy refreshments. Our shop offers
exquisite gifts and souvenirs. And visiting the
museum is free. The museum makes a charge to visit
the temporary exhibitions. Visitors are asked to be
dressed appropriately. Entrance may be refused to
those unsuitably dressed. Free Wifi is available at
the museum. Mathaf Shuttle Bus - Free bus between
MIA and Mathaf, Wednesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm.
Buses leave on the hour.
Tel: (974) 4470-7000
is located on QF’s 2,500-acre campus, which hosts
faculties from world-renowned universities such as
Weill Cornell, Texas A&M, and Georgetown, as well as
home-grown centers such as Sidra Medical and
Research Center, Qatar Science & Technology Park,
and Al Jazeera Children’s Channel. The center can
also be booked for business conventions, weddings
and there are many musical and cultural events which
are hosted throughout the month and can be viewed on
the QNCC events calendar.
QNCC was conceived with a focus on sustainability.
The Centre was built according to Leadership in
Energy and Environment Design (LEED)
gold-certification standards, and is endorsed by the
US Green Building Council. The building is designed
to operate efficiently with innovations such as
water conservation and energy-efficient fixtures,
and it is approximately 32 percent more efficient
compared with a similarly designed building that
lacks such innovations. One of the features is the
3,500sq m of solar panels providing 12.5 percent of
the Centre's energy needs. The exhibition halls have
extremely energy-efficient LED lighting. Many other
integrative design elements are being adapted to
achieve the highest level of environmental and
Near Corniche Bay, Doha, Qatar.
Tel: (974) 4468-8835
Enjoy a picnic with the family or just relax in the
beautifully landscaped park grounds situated right
next to the bay. Plenty of parking is available as
are food items and boat rides. Rumaila Park also has
an Art Gallery which is open from 9am-12pm and
4pm-9pm daily (entrance is free).
Scenic ocean and city views coupled with elegantly
paved walkways and lush landscaping make the
Corniche a major attraction for both the tourists
and locals. Have a picnic at the nearby park, bike
or rollerblade along the boardwalk or just sit and
relax and take in the sights.