Doha is the capital city of the state of Qatar. Being the financial and cultural hub of Qatar, Doha is home to plenty of museums, shopping centres, luxury hotels and resorts. Places to visit and things to do
- West Bay in Doha is an emerging business district with a large number of tall skyscrapers adorning the city’s skyline. There are a number of 5-star hotels around West Bay that would allow you to be in close vicinity to the renowned City Centre Mall located in the neighbourhood. The Museum of Islamic Art is also an important attraction nearby that houses art dating back to the 7th century. Some of the best resorts in Doha are near West Bay that offer excellent spa massage therapies and organize several exciting activities for travellers.
- Souq Waqif is an old neighbourhood in Doha with many traditional stores that sell interesting antiques and souvenirs. The streets are full of laid-back cafes and shopping avenues. The Souq Waqif also houses the renowned falcon market. This neighbourhood of Doha is characterized by traditional Qatari architecture. Apart from the luxurious 5-star hotels there are plenty of 3-star hotels around Souq Waqif as well.
- Bombay Chowpatty Restaurant, Top Star Vegetarian Restaurant and Delhi Belly Cafeteria are some of the cheap Indian/veg-friendly restaurants in Doha that serve paneer masala dosa, onion rave masala, bhel puri, and chola bhatura, among others. The most popular food in Doha is Harees and the Hareesna Restaurant is one of the most affordable dine-outs in Doha to try local delicacies.
- There are several budget hotels near the Hamad Airport in Doha that offer travellers with free Wi-Fi access, swimming pools and sauna.