Doha, capital of Qatar, situated on the coast of the Persian Gulf. #doha #qatar
During the early 20th century, much of Qatar’s economy depended on fishing and pearling, it wasn´t until the late 1930s, when oil was discovered and its economy boosted. Its is now one of the richest capital cities in the world, the nation as a whole produces over 800,000 barrels of oil daily. #oil #barrels #persiangulf
Doha´s Skyline Development through the last 5 years
– Museum of Islamic Art_MIA www.mia.org.qa/en/
Chinese architect I.M.Pei inspired himself in ancient islamic architecture and performed the museum with a modern design.
– La Corniche, a waterfront promenade with erecting skyscrapers along it.
– Msheireb Enrichment Centre http://mec.msheireb.com
A landmark destination created to serve as an educational portal to showcase Qatar’s swift development in the last 50 years.
– Arab Museum of Modern Art_MATHAF http://www.mathaf.org.qa/en/
Open in 2010 it has the largest collection of modern arab art worldwide.
– Souk Waqif the traditional arab market in the city centre which dates back at least a hundred years but that has been recently restored back to its original.
– Katara Village http://www.katara.net/english/about-katara/about-us/
The largest and the most multidimensional cultural project of Qatar, it combines theatres, concert halls, exhibition galleries…
Four Seasons http://www.fourseasons.com/doha/
Considered the best five star hotel in the city.
La Cigale http://www.lacigalehotel.com
The most impressive landmark to grace the Doha skyline
W Hotel http://www.whoteldoha.com
Popular between the young international crowd for drinks.
Souk Waqif Hotels http://www.swbh.com
This luxury boutique hotels are situated in the impressive backdrop of Souk Waqif. I would highly recommend Arumalia hotel, although you might want to know lcoholic drinks are not allowed.
The Lagoon_Ritz Carlton Hotel
Delicious food that is themed daily: Mondays -Asian, Tuesday-Arabian, Wednesday-Seafood, Thursday- BBQ, Friday- Brunch, Saturday- Indian, Sunday- Mediterranean
Spice Market_ W Hotel
Inspired by the street food found in Southeast Asia, Jean-Georges Vongerichten inspires us with a fusion of authentic south east asian cuisine served in a casual sexy atmosphere.
Al Mourjan http://www.almourjan.com
The best Lebanese restaurant in Doha situated in the Corniche with amazing views of the city.
Tse Yang_The Pearl Qatar
This glamorous restaurant situated in the Porto Arabia Boardwalk is probably the best option for Chinese food.
Sail through the lagoon with the view of Doha City skyline on board a traditional wooden dhow, an Arab sailing vessel with one or more lateen sails.
BBQ Donuts at Diplomatic Club
Enjoy unparalleled views of the city while savoring an exquisite dining experience.
Qatar ExxonMobile Open http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Tournaments/Doha.aspx
Moto GP Grand Prix