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Doha is the charismatic capital of Qatar which boasts golden deserts, exquisite beaches, authentic souks, man-made islands and charming archaeological and heritage sites. This enticing Middle Eastern metropolis is renowned for its mega shopping malls, upmarket hotels, trendy restaurants and expansive skyline. There is so much to discover in Doha; catch a live music show at the Lincoln Center, climb the Barzan Towers to enjoy stunning vistas, stroll around the Falcon Souq to get an insight into ancient falconry cultures and take a walk through the Doha Corniche - a horseshoe-shaped seaside promenade to explore various chic cafes. You could also visit the Doha Zoo to enjoy the company of amazing rare animal species and wander the alleys of Souq Waqif, one of Qatar’s oldest souqs to browse traditional pearls, local spices and perfumes. Another popular activity in Doha is a day trip to Pearl-Qatar, a man-made island which is home to many high-end retail shops and department stores. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holidays to Doha, so you can start planning an epic trip to this city.
Doha is an excellent historic and cultural hub with lots of immersive experiences and attractions. The most prominent landmark in the city is the Al Zubarah Fort, a historic Qatari military fortress and UNESCO World Heritage site which was constructed in 1938. Another key attraction worth visiting in Doha is the Katara Mosque which features incredible purple tiles and ornate carvings. To dig deeper into Oman’s rich culture, head to the Museum of Islamic Art which displays a rare collection of mosaics, manuscripts, ceramics and Persian and Georgian rugs. Then there’s the Islamic Cultural Centre in Doha where you can learn about the Islam religion and culture. You can also step inside the Al Koot Fort to explore traditional Qatari-style battlements and Moorish architectural styles. Other notable attractions in Doha include the Amiri Diwan Mosque, Umm Salal Mohammed Fort and Imam Muhammad ibn Abd Al Wahhab Mosque which features a blend of modern and traditional Arabic architecture. Browse our luxury holidays to Doha now and look forward to the getaway of a lifetime.